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

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Genus:
Tephrosara Meyrick, 1915 . Trans. N.Z. Inst. 47 : 234.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Erechthias cimmeria Meyrick, 1914. Trans. Proc. N.Z. Inst. 46: 113.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Tephrosara was included in the "Lyonetiadae", by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 218; it was placed in the Tineidae on the advice of our colleague Dr G.S. Robinson.

Robinson (2001) included a single species in the genus.

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