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

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Genus:
Pilostibes Meyrick, 1890 . Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 13 : 24 [key], 26.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : XYLORYCTIDAE

Type-species:
Pilostibes enchidias Meyrick, 1890. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 13: 26 (key), 27.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Turner , 1900. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 24: 6.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included PILOSTIBES in the subfamily OECOPHORIDAE: XYLORYCTINAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of XYLORYCTIDAE.

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