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

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Genus:
Pseudopostega Kozlov, 1985 . Trudy zool. Inst. Leningr. 134 : 53.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NEPTICULOIDEA : OPOSTEGIDAE : OPOSTEGINAE

Type-species:
Tinea auritella Hübner, 1813. Samml. eur. Schmett. : 57.

Type-species designation:
? by original designation/monotypy .

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

Notes:
Pseudopostega Kozlov, 1985 was proposed as a subgenus of Opostega Zeller, 1839 and was raised to generic level by Davis, 1989, Smithsonian contributions to Zoology (No. 478) : 62.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Pseudopostega was established to denote a subgenus of Opostega Zeller, 1839.

PSEUDOPOSTEGA was included within the subfamily OPOSTEGIDAE: OPOSTEGINAE by Davis, in Kristensen (1999).

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