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

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Prostomeus Busck, 1903 . Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 25 : 837.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Prostomeus brunneus Busck, 1903. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 25: 838, pl.31 fig.25.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

* Prostomeus Busck, [1903 January 13] 1902, in Dyar, Bull. U.S. natn. Mus. 52: 504, nomen nudum, not accompanied by a description or indication, the included nominal species was also a nomen nudum.

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