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

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Genus:
Metallosetia Stephens, 1834 . Illust. Br. Ent. (Haustellata) IV : 283.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : COLEOPHORIDAE

Type-species:
Porrectaria spissicornis Haworth, 1828. Lepid. Br. : 537.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Westwood , 1840. Introd. mod. Classif. Insects 2(Synopsis Genera Br. Insects): 112.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Metallosetia Stephens, 1834, is a junior objective synonym of Damophila Curtis, 1832.

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Senior name:
Damophila Curtis, 1832: folio 391.


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