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

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Genus:
Proterospastis Meyrick, 1937 . Exotic Microlepid. 5 : 83.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : TINEINAE

Type-species:
Proterospastis barystacta Meyrick, 1937. Exotic Microlepid. 5: 83.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Robinson (2001) included the type-species of PARATINEA Petersen, 1957, merdella Zeller, 1852, in the genus PROTEROSPASTIS Meyrick, 1937.

Robinson (2001) included 26 species in the genus.

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