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

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Genus:
Metaleptina Holland, 1893 . Psyche, Camb. 6 : 550.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOLIDAE : CHLOEPHORINAE

Type-species:
Metaleptina nigribasis Holland, 1893. Psyche, Camb. 6: 551, pl.21, fig.11.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male WEST AFRICA: ? Locality, (CMNH, Pittsburgh)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 15 species in the genus METALEPTINA.

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