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

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Genus:
Tenaga Clemens, 1862 . Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 1 : 135.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : MEESSIINAE

Type-species:
Tenaga pomiliella Clemens, 1862. Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 1: 136.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Robinson (2001) included the type-species of LICHENOVORA Paetersen, 1957, nigripunctella Haworth, sensu Petersen, 1957, in the genus TENAGA Clemens, 1862.

Robinson (2001) included the type-species of MACRAEOLA Meyrick, 1893, linobola Meyrick, 1893, as a junior synonym of nigripunctella Haworth, 1828, placed in the genus TENAGA Clemens, 1862.

Robinson )(2001) included the type-species of TENAGA Clemens, 1862, pomiliella Clemens, 1862, as a junior synonym of nigripunctella Haworth, 1828.

Robinson (2001) included 2 species in the genus.

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