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

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Genus:
Metahadena Morrison, 1876 . Proc. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. 27 : 431.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Metahadena atrifasciata Morrison, 1876. Proc. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. 27: 431.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes [U.S.A.]: Maine & Orono, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

M. atrifasciata is a junior subjective synonym of Phornacisa piffardi Walker, 1862.

See also: Phornacisa Walker, 1862.

Poole (1989) included PHORNACISA Walker, 1862 (as PHORNACISSA on page 727); METAHADENA Morrison, 1876; and COPIHADENA Morrison, 1875 as junior synonyms of ONCOCNEMIS Lederer, 1853.

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