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

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Genus:
Metacrocea Dyar, 1905 . Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 29 : 173.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Metacrocea postflava Schaus, 1905. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 29: 193.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(in anticipation of Schaus's description of postflava)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: Rio [de] Janeiro, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Metacrocea was available but was without an available included species between its date of publication 1905 October 3rd and the date of publication of its type-species by Schaus, 1905 October 11th.

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