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

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Genus:
Pompostola Meyrick, 1927 . Exotic Microlepid. 3 : 325.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : MEESSIINAE

Type-species:
Pompostola charipepla Meyrick, 1927. Exotic Microlepid. 3: 326.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

A junior homonym of Pompostola Hübner, [1819] 1816, Verz. bekannter Schmett.: 120, - Lepid., Zygaenidae. The objective replacement name is Pompostolella Fletcher, 1940.

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Senior name:
Pompostolella Fletcher, 1940: 109.


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