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

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Genus:
Syntomaula Meyrick, 1914 . Exotic Microlepid. 1 : 235.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : COSMOPTERIGIDAE

Type-species:
Syntomaula tephrota Meyrick, 1914. Exotic Microlepid. 1: 236.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Syntomaula was included in the Oecophoridae, by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 214; it was transferred to the "Cosmopterygidae" by Clarke, 1955, Cat. Type Specimens Microlepid. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. descr. E. Meyrick: 22.

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