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

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Genus:
Tineodes Guenée, 1854 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 8 : 236.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ALUCITOIDEA : TINEODIDAE

Type-species:
Tineodes adactylalis Guenée, 1854. Hist. nat. Ins. 8: 237, pl.9 fig.7.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

On the plate, figure 7 was incorrectly labelled Tineodes * Alucitalis an incorrect (of a multiple) original spelling, corrected by Gueneé, in the legend to the plate, Explication des Planches: 6.

Tineodes was established in the Steniadae, now included in the Pyralidae Pyraustinae; it became the type-genus of the family Tineodidae, established by Meyrick, 1885 Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1885: 422.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

On the plate, figure 7 was incorrectly labelled as Tineodes * Alucitalis, an incorrect (of a multiple) original spelling, corrected by Guenée, in the legend to the plate, Explication des Planches: 6.

TINEODES was included within the family TINEODIDAE by Dugdale et al., in Kristensen (1999).

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