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

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Proboloptila Meyrick, 1921 . Zool. Meded. Leiden 6 : 195.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Ereunetis frontella Walsingham, 1897. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 157.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Proboloptila was included in the "Lyonetiadae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 184; it is placed in the Tineidae on the advice of our colleague Dr G.S. Robinson.

Robinson (2001) included 2 species in the genus.

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