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

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Genus:
Rectiostoma Becker, 1982 . J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 89 : 220, 270.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : ELACHISTIDAE : STENOMATINAE

Type-species:
Setiostoma xanthobasis Zeller, 1876. Verh. K.K. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 25: 324. [(of Setiostoma Zeller, 1876)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Meyrick , 1914. In: Wytsman, Genera Insect. 164: 4.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included RECTIOSTOMA in the subfamily OECOPHORIDAE: STENOMINAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as ELACHISTIDAE: STENOMATINAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Rectiostoma was established as an objective replacement name for Setiostoma Zeller, [1876], a junior homonym.

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Junior name(s):
Setiostoma Zeller, 1876: 324.


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