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

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Genus:
Piestoceros Meyrick, 1907 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 32 : 50 [key], 94.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
YPONOMEUTOIDEA : YPONOMEUTIDAE : YPONOMEUTINAE

Type-species:
Incurvaria conjunctella Walker, 1863. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 491.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Piestoceros was included in the "Glyphipterygidae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 177; it was transferred to the Yponomeutidae by Heppner, 1982, Jl N.Y. ent. Soc. 89: 265.

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