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

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Genus:
Tegostoma Zeller, 1847 . Isis, Leipzig 1847 : 581.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : ODONTIINAE

Type-species:
Pyralis comparalis Hübner, 1796. Samml. eur. Schmett. 6: pl.19, fig.126.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(but legend incorrectly labelled `glaucinalis')]

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Tegostoma was included in the Pyralidae Pyraustinae by Hampson, 1899 Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1899: 277; it was placed in the Pyralidae Odontiinae by Munroe, 1961 Can. Ent. (Suppl.) 24: 5.

TEGOSTOMA was included within the subfamily CRAMBIDAE: ODONTIINAE by Munroe & Solis, in Kristensen (1999).

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats TEGOSTOMA in the CRAMBIDAE: ODONTIINAE.

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