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

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Genus:
Polymnestra Meyrick, 1927 . Exotic Microlepid. 3 : 331.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : SCARDIINAE

Type-species:
Polymnestra perilithas Meyrick, 1927. Exotic Microlepid. 3: 331.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Robinson (2001) included the type-species of POLYMNESTRA Meyrick, 1927, perilithas Meyrick, 1927, as a junior synonym of polystacta Meyrick, 1918, placed in the genus TINISSA Walker, 1864.

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