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

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Genus:
Tenieta Amsel, 1942 . Veröff. dt. Kolon. u. Ubersee-Mus. Bremen 3 : 221.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : SYMMOCIDAE

Type-species:
Epidola albidella Rebel, 1901. Dt. ent. Z. 13: 166.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included TENIETA in the family SYMMOCIDAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of AUTOSTICHIDAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Tenieta was established in the Scythrididae; it was included in the Gelechiidae Symmocinae, now Symmocidae, by Gozmany, 1957, Annls hist.-nat. Mus. natn hung. (S.N.) 8: 337.

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