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

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Genus:
Iridostoma Meyrick, 1909 . J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 19 : 425.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
YPONOMEUTOIDEA : YPONOMEUTIDAE : YPONOMEUTINAE

Type-species:
Iridostoma ichthyopa Meyrick, 1909. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 19: 425.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Iridostoma Meyrick, 1909 was referred to the Yponomeutidae from (Heppner & Duckworth's) Choreutidae by Heppner & Duckworth, 1981, Smithsonian contributions to Zoology (314) : 57.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Iridostoma was included in the "Glyhipterygidae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 118; it was transferred to the Yponomeutidae by Heppner, 1981, in Heppner & Duckworth, Smithson. Contr. Zool. 314: 57.

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