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

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Procometis Meyrick, 1890 . Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 13 : 25 [key], 71.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Procometis lipara Meyrick, 1890. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 13: 71 (key), 72.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1929. Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.), 11: 184.

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

Nye & Fletcher (1991) included PROCOMETIS in the subfamily OECOPHORIDAE: AUTOSTICHINAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of AUTOSTICHIDAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Procometis was included in the "Cryptophasidae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 184; it was transferred to the Oecophoridae: Autostichinae by Hodges, 1978, in Dominick et al., Moths Am. N. of Mexico 6 (1): 8.

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