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

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Genus:
Phosphaticola Viette, 1951 . Revue fr. Lépid. 13 : 58.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : COSMOPTERIGIDAE

Type-species:
Phosphaticola gemmatella Viette, 1951. Revue fr. Lépid. (13), : 59, figs 1-4.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Phosphaticola and P. gemmatella were both Dumont manuscript names made nomenclaturally available by Viette. Phosphaticola was establishhed in the Schreckensteiniidae; it was transferred to the "Cosmoptergidae" by Gaedike, 1967, Beitr. Ent. 17: 364.

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