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

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Genus:
Metasada Hampson, 1910 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 10 : xi [index], 257.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Zagira potycesta Turner, 1902. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 27: 120.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male AUSTRALIA: Qd, Brisbane, (ANIC, Canberra).. (not found in ANIC, Canberra)

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus METASADA.

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