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

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Genus:
Pristen Hodges, 1978 , in Dominick et al.. Moths Am. N. Mexico 6(1) : 100 [key], 113.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : COSMOPTERIGIDAE

Type-species:
Neoploca corusca Hodges, 1964. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 115: 294, figs 19, 37, 59. [(of Neoploca Hodges, 1964)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Pristen was established as an objective replacement name for Neoploca Hogdes, 1964, a junior homonym.

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Junior name(s):
Neoploca Hodges, 1964: 293 (key), 294.


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