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

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Metamya Travassos, 1946 . Papéis avuls. Dep. Zool. S. Paulo 7 : 260.

Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Paramya picta Druce, 1898. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 1: 405. [(of Paramya Druce, 1898 May)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) FRENCH GUIANA: Cayenne, (? Depository)..

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Metamya was established as the objective replacement name for Paramya Druce, 1898 May.

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Junior name(s):
Paramya Druce, 1898: 405.
Paramya Hampson, 1898: xii (index), 25 (key), 164.

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