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

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Genus:
Metina Druce, 1890 . Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera) 1 : 437.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HYPENINAE

Type-species:
Bleptina hirtipalpis Walker, 1859. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 242.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male VENEZUELA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See also: Aglaonice Möschler, 1890 [May].

Poole (1989) included METINA Druce, 1890 as a junior synonym of AGLAONICE Möschler, 1890.

See also electronic Biologia centrali americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera volume 1

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