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

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Genus:
Metasia Guenée, 1854 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 8 : 251.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Pyralis suppandalis Hübner, 1823. Samml. eur. Schmett. 6: pl.30, figs 187-190.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1896. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 4: 421.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats METASIA in the CRAMBIDAE: SPILOMELINAE.

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