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

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Genus:
Pelecystola Meyrick, 1920 , in Alluaud & Jeannel. Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique OrientaleI I Microlepidoptera (Lépid.) : 103.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Pelecystola decorata Meyrick, 1920. In: Alluaud & Jeannel, Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique OrientaleI I Microlepidoptera (Lépid.), : 104.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Robinson (2001) included the type-species of NEUROZESTIS Meyrick, 1938, polysticha Meyrick, 1938, in the genus PELECYSTOLA Meyrick, 1920.

Robinson (2001) included the type-species ZULARCHA Meyrick, 1937, melanchares Meyrick, 1937, in the genus PELECYSTOLA Meyrick, 1920.

Robinson (2001) included 6 species in the genus.

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