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

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Genus:
Metaxmeste Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 352.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : ODONTIINAE

Type-species:
Pyralis phrygialis Hübner, 1796. Samml. eur. Schmett. 6: 12, pl.7, fig.42.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Munroe , ? Year. Can. Ent. 86: 499.

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

See also: Hercyna Treitschke, 1828; * Metaxmestes Hübner, [1826].

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats METAXMESTE in the CRAMBIDAE: ODONTIINAE.

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Junior name(s):
Hercyna Treitschke, 1828: 318.
Heryna ; Wocke, 1871: 205.
Metaxmestes ; Hübner, 1826: 58.


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