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

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Genus:
Metanastria Hübner, 1820 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 186.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
LASIOCAMPOIDEA : LASIOCAMPIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Phalaena hyrtaca Cramer, 1779. Uitl. Kapellen 3: 97, pl.249, fig.F.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Moore , 1883. Lepid. Ceylon 2: 148.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

P. hyrtaca is dated from the wrapper of part 21, not from the title-page of volume 3 which is dated 1782.

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