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

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Genus:
Asterostoma Meyrick, 1935 . Exotic Microlepid. 4 : 607.

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : COSMOPTERIGIDAE

Type-species:
Asterostoma electracma Meyrick, 1935. Exotic Microlepid. 4: 607.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

A junior homonym of Asterostoma Agassiz, 1847, in Agassiz & Desor, Annls Sci. nat. Paris (3) Zool. 7: 168, - Echinoderma. The objective replacement name is Phepsalostoma Meyrick, 1936.


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Senior name:
Phepsalostoma Meyrick, 1936: 626.


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