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

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Genus:
Metagarista Walker, 1854 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (1) : 60.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Metagarista triphaenoides Walker, 1854. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 61.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male [GHANA]: Ashanti, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus METAGARISTA.

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