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

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Genus:
Metacrias Meyrick, 1887 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2) 1 : 93, 749.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Metacrias erichrysa Meyrick, 1887. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2), 1: 749.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 263.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) NEW ZEALAND: Mount Arthur, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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