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

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Genus:
Proterodesma Meyrick, 1909 , in Chilton. The Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand 1 : 74.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : TINEINAE

Type-species:
Proterodesma byrsopola Meyrick, 1909. In: Chilton, The Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand 1: 74, pl.2 figs 18, 19.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Robinson (2001) included the type-species of ANTIPODESMA Salmon & Bradley, 1956, turbotti Salmon & Bradley, 1956, in the genus PROTERODESMA Meyrick, 1909.

Robinson (2001) included 4 species in the genus.

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