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

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Genus:
Metallocrates Meyrick, 1930 . Exotic Microlepid. 3 : 579.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : BLASTOBASIDAE

Type-species:
Metallocrates transformata Meyrick, 1930. Exotic Microlepid. 3: 579.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included METALLOCRATES in the family BLASTOBASIDAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of COLEOPHORIDAE.

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