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

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Genus:
Metecia Snellen, 1879 . Boln Acad. nac. Cienc. Cordoba 3 : 94.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Metecia cornifrons Snellen, 1879. Boln Acad. nac. Cienc. Cordoba 3: 96, pl.1, figs a-d.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male ARGENTINA: Cordova, (? Depository)..

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

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