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

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Genus:
Phepsalostoma Meyrick, 1936 . Exotic Microlepid. 4 : 626.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : COSMOPTERIGIDAE

Type-species:
Asterostoma electracma Meyrick, 1935. Exotic Microlepid. 4: 607. [(of Asterostoma Meyrick, 1935)]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Phepsalostoma was established as an objective replacement name for Asterostoma Meyrick, 1935, a junior homonym.

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Junior name(s):
Asterostoma Meyrick, 1935: 607.


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