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

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Genus:
Macarostola Meyrick, 1907 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 32 : 49 [key], 62.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GRACILLARIOIDEA : GRACILLARIIDAE : GRACILLARIINAE

Type-species:
Gracillaria formosa Stainton, 1862. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (3), 1: 291, pl.10 fig.1.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
? Type status AUSTRALIA: N. Australia, Moreton Bay, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

The type-species was established in combination with the generic name * Gracilaria, at the time an incorrect subsequent spelling of Gracillaria Haworth, 1828.

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Junior name(s):
Macrostola ; Davis & Robinson, 1999: 114.


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