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

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Genus:
Metaxanthiella Collins, 1962 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (13) 5 : 125.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Britha cosmopis Lower, 1897. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 22: 17. [(of METAXANTHIA Hampson, 1908)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 females AUSTRALIA: Qd, Cape York, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Metaxanthiella was proposed as the objective replacement name for Metaxanthia Hampson, 1908.

Poole (1989) included METAXANTHIA Hampson, 1908; and METAXANTHIELLA Collins, 1962 as junior synonyms of LEUCOGONIA Hamspon, 1908.

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Junior name(s):
Metaxanthia Hampson, 1908: 9 (key).


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