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

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Genus:
Petalostomella Fletcher, 1940 . Entomologists Rec. J. Var. 52 : 109.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : OECOPHORIDAE

Type-species:
Petalostoma lygrodes Meyrick, 1931. Exotic Microlepid. 4: 123. [(of Petalostoma Meyrick, 1931)]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Established as an objective replacement name for PETALOSTOMA Meyrick, 1931.

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Junior name(s):
Petalostoma Meyrick, 1931: 123.


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