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

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Genus:
Metabraxas Butler, 1881 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1881 : 419.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Metabraxas clerica Butler, 1881. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 419.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) JAPAN: Tokei [Tokyo], (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 13 species in the genus METABRAXAS.

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