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

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Metriotes Herrich-Schäffer, 1853 . Syst. Bearb. Schmett. Europ. 5 : 48. [1853, Syst. Bearbeitung Schmett. Eur. 6: Microlepidopt. pl.13 fig.191854, Syst. Bearbeitung Schmett. Eur. 5: 214.]    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Butalis modestella Duponchel, 1839. In: Godart & Duponchel, Hist. nat. Lépid. Papillons Fr. 11: 347, pl.299 fig.8.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Nye & Fletcher (1991) included METRIOTES in the family COLEOPHORIDAE.

Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) included METRIOTES in the subfamily COLEOPHORINAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

See also: Aplotes Herrich-Schäffer, 1853; Asychna Stainton, 1854.

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For checklists of World genera and species see Coleophoridae by Richard Brown (http://mississippientomologicalmuseum.org.msstate.edu/Researchtaxapages/Lepidoptera/Coleophoridaehome.html)

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Junior name(s):
Aplotes Herrich-Schäffer, 1853: 12 (key), 48.
Asychna Stainton, 1854: 245.

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