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

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Genus:
Metappana Viette, 1965 . Faune Madagascar 20 : 433.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Atimaea crescentica Hampson, 1910. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus.Mus. 9: 126, fig.38.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male MADAGASCAR: Betsileo, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included METAPPANA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus METAPPANA.

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