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

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Genus:
Metopodicha Draudt, 1936 . Ent. Rdsch. 53 : 491.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Metopodicha ernesti Draudt, 1936. Ent. Rdsch. 53: 492, pl.5, fig.5c.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [TURKEY]: Achyr-Dagh, Maras, (? Depository).. Collection destroyed in World War II

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PERSIDIA Wiltshire, 1946 as a junior synonym of METOPODICHA Draudt, 1936.

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus METOPODICHA.

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