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

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Genus:
Metaprionota Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 1.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Ophisma sculpta Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874. Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.117, fig.26. [Inhalts-Verz.: 14]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male FRENCH GUIANA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included BAECULA Walker, 1856; and METAPRIONOTA Hampson, 1926 as junior synonyms of LEPIDODES Guenée, 1852.

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