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

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Genus:
Metacrateria Hampson, 1918 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1918 : 57 [key], 79.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : PHYCITINAE

Type-species:
Anerastia pulverulella Hampson, 1896. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 4: 56.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Metacrateria was established in the Pyralidae Hypsotropinae, now Pyralidae Peoriinae; on the advice of Dr J. Shaffer, Virginia, it is here included in the Pyralidae Phycitinae.

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