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

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Genus:
Metaxyllia Dyar, 1922 . Insec. inscit. Menstr. 10 : 11.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Metaxyllia metallicella Dyar, 1922. Insec. inscit. Menstr. 10: 11.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males MEXICO: Cuernavaca, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

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

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