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

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Genus:
Symphorostola Meyrick, 1927 . Exotic Microlepid. 3 : 376.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : XYLORYCTIDAE

Type-species:
Symphorostola encomias Meyrick, 1927. Exotic Microlepid. 3: 376.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included SYMPHOROSTOLA in the subfamily OECOPHORIDAE: XYLORYCTINAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of XYLORYCTIDAE.

Symphorostola Meyrick, 1927 was referred to the (Heppner & Duckworth's) Oecophoridae from (Heppners & Duckworths) Choreutidae by Heppner & Duckworth, 1981, Smithsonian contributions to Zoology (314) : 57.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Symphorostola was included in the "Glyphipterygidae", by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 213; it was transferred to the Oecophoridae Xyloryctinae by Heppner & Duckworth, 1981, Smithson. Contr. Zool. 314: 57.

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