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

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Genus:
Metadula Walker, 1865 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (32) : 514.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
LASIOCAMPOIDEA : LASIOCAMPIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Metadula indecisa Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 514.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [EAST AFRICA]: Zambezi region, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) and Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

This genus was originally proposed in the Drepanidae, but has since been Synonymic Cat. Lepid. Heterocera 1: 802.

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