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

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Genus:
Pontodryas Meyrick, 1920 . Exotic Microlepid. 2 : 362.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : ERECHTHIINAE

Type-species:
Pontodryas loxosema Meyrick, 1920. Exotic Microlepid. 2: 362.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Pontodryas was included in the "Lyonetiadae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 182; it is placed in the Tineidae on the advice of our colleague Dr G.S. Robinson.

Robinson (2001) included a single species in the genus.

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