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

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Genus:
Metria Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 261.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena euristea Stoll, 1780. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 71, pl.324, fig.A.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Berio , 1957. Memorie Soc. ent. ital. 36: 16.

Type specimens:
Type(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included SAFIA Guenée, 1852; CAMPOMETRA Guenée, 1852; YRIAS Guenée, 1852; RHUBANA Walker, 1858; and PLACONIA Möschler, 1880 as junior synonyms of METRIA Hübner, 1823.

Poole (1989) included 77 species in the genus METRIA.

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