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

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Genus:
Stenoptinea Dietz, 1905 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 31 : 86.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : MEESSIINAE

Type-species:
Homosetia ornatella Dietz, 1905. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 31: 87, pl.4 fig.3.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1929. Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.), 11: 210.

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Stenoptinea was established to denote a subgenus of Homosetia Clemens, 1863.

Robinson (2001) included the type-species of CELESTICA Meyrick, 1917, angustipennis Herrich-Schäffer, 1854, in the genus STENOPTINEA Dietz, 1905.

Robinson (2001) included 3 species in the genus.

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