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

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Genus:
Leptometa Aurivillius, 1927 . Gross-Schmett. Erde. 14 : 254, 255 [key], 272.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
LASIOCAMPOIDEA : LASIOCAMPIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Gonometa matuta Schaus, 1893. In: Schaus & Clements, On a Colln of Sierra Leone Lepid. : 32, pl.2, fig.8.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) SIERRA LEONE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing pages 254 and 255 is stated on page 249 to be 24.iii.1927 in both the German and English editions. The date of the part containing page 272 is stated on page 265 to be 1.iv.1927 in both editions.

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