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

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Genus:
Exaeretia Stainton, 1849 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 5 : 152.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : OECOPHORIDAE : DEPRESSARIINAE

Type-species:
Exaeretia allisella Stainton, 1849. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 5: 152, pl.17 fig.1.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included EXAERETIA in the subfamily OECOPHORIDAE: DEPRESSARIINAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of ELACHISTIDAE.

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