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

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Genus:
Palaetheta Meyrick, 1909 . Ann. Transv. Mus. 2 : 23.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
YPONOMEUTOIDEA : YPONOMEUTIDAE : YPONOMEUTINAE

Type-species:
Palaetheta ischnozona Meyrick, 1909. Ann. Transv. Mus. 2: 24, pl.7 fig.9.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

The late J. Kyrki had informed us that Palaetheta belongs to the Gelechioidea but he did not know its systematic position.

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