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

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Genus:
Metamicroptera Hulstaert, 1923 . Rev. zool. afr. 11 : 408.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : SYNTOMINAE

Type-species:
Metamicroptera rotundata Hulstaert, 1923. Rev. zool. afr. 11: 409.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [ZAIRE]: [Katanga], [Lubumbashi] Elizabethville, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Metamicroptera when established was not placed in a family; it was placed in the Thyretidae by Kiriakoff, 1960, in Wytsman, Genera Insect. 214 (E): 8.

See also: Neobalacra Kiriakoff, 1952.

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Junior name(s):
Micrometaptera ; Kiriakoff, 1960: 3, 5, 62.


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