Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Hesperesta Gozmany, 1978 . Faun. Abh. st. Mus. Tierk. Dresden 7(7) : 61.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : AUTOSTICHIDAE

Type-species:
Epidola hartigi Turati, 1934. Atti Soc. ital. Sci. nat. 73: 99.

Type-species designation:
? by original designation/monotypy .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included HESPERESTA in the family HOLCOPOGONIDAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of AUTOSTICHIDAE.

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