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

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Genus:
Hexerites Cockerell, 1933 . Am. Nat. 67 : 480.

Status:
Available Name (fossil)

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : ELACHISTIDAE : STENOMATINAE

Type-species:
Hexerites primalis Cockerell, 1933. Am. Nat. 67: 480, fig..

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) and Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Hexerites was established in the Thyrididae; it was transferred tentatively to the Stenomidae, now Oecophoridae Stenominae, by Whalley, 1971, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) Suppl. 17: 13.

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