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

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Genus:
Metaxaglaea Franclemont, 1937 . Can. Ent. 69 : 129.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Orthosia viatica Grote, 1874. Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. 6: 29.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes [U.S.A.]: Alabama; N.Y., Albany, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 5 species in the genus METAXAGLAEA.

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