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

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Genus:
Metatacha Hampson, 1913 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 12 : ix [index], 238.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Ercheia excavata Bethune-Baker, 1909. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8), 3: 431.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female UGANDA: N'tebi, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus METATACHA.

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