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

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Genus:
Metaloba Hampson, 1898 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. (Syntomidae) 1 : xv [index], 26 [key], 283.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Calonotos nana Druce, 1897. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6), 20: 300.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but cited as *Calanotos, an incorrect subsequent spelling by Hampson)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) COLOMBIA: San Martin, L[l]anos of the Rio Meta, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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