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

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Genus:
Metacala Beck, 1996 . Neue ent. Nachr. 36 : 27.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Catocala (Metacala) electa Vieweg, 1790. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. 9: 551.

Type-species designation:
? by original designation/monotypy .

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

Notes:
Originally described as a subgenus of CATOCALA Schrank, 1802.

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