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

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Genus:
Tetanostola Meyrick, 1931 . Exotic Microlepid. 4 : 92.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Tetanostola hexagona Meyrick, 1931. Exotic Microlepid. 4: 92.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Tetanostola was established in the Plutellidae; it is transferred to the Tineidae on the advice of the late J. Kyrki of Finland.

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

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