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

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Genus:
Metasphecia Le Cerf, 1917 , in Oberthür. Étud. Lépid. comp. 14 : 335.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : SESIIDAE : SESIINAE : Tribe unassigned

Type-species:
Metasphecia vuilleti Cerf, 1917. Étud. Lépid. comp. 14: 335, pl.479, fig.3949.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [MALI]: Haut-Sénégal et Niger, Koulikoro, (? Depository)..

Notes:
See also Checklist of the Sesiidae of the world (Lepidoptera: Ditrysia) by Dr. Franz Pühringer.

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