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

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Genus:
Pyncostola Meyrick, 1917 . Ent. mon. Mag. 53 : 113.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : ANOMOLOGINAE

Type-species:
Paltodora operosa Meyrick, 1909. Ann. Transv. Mus. 2: 10, pl.4 fig.1.

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but cited as *sperosa Meyrick, an incorrect subsequent spelling).]

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included PYNCOSTOLA in the family GELECHIIDAE.

Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) included PYNCOSTOLA in the subfamily GELECHIINAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

See also: * Pycnostola Meyrick, 1918; * Pynocstola Meyrick, 1918.

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Junior name(s):
Pycnostola ; Meyrick, 1918: 14.
Pynocstola ; Meyrick, 1918: 13.


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