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

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

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : MEESSIINAE

Type-species:
Pompostola charipepla Meyrick, 1927. Exotic Microlepid. 3: 326. [(of Pompostola Meyrick, 1927)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Pompostolella was established as an objective replacement name for Pompostola Meyrick, 1927, a junior homonym.

Robinson (2001) included 2 species in the genus.

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Junior name(s):
Pompostola Meyrick, 1927: 325.


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