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

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Genus:
Sericostola Meyrick, 1927 . Exotic Microlepid. 3 : 358.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
YPONOMEUTOIDEA : GLYPHIPTERIGIDAE : GLYPHIPTERIGINAE

Type-species:
Sericostola rhodanopa Meyrick, 1927. Exotic Microlepid. 3: 358.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Sericostola was included in the Plutellidae by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 203; it was transferred to the Glyphipterigidae by Heppner, 1984, Atlas neotrop. Lepid. 2 (Checklist 1): xvi.

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