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

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Genus:
Metriocera Djakonov, 1949 . Ent. Obozr. 30 : 377.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Phigalia sinuosaria Leech, 1897. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6), 19: 321.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 4 males [JAPAN]: Yokohama, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included CONIODES Hulst, 1896; METRIOCERA Djakonov, 1949; PTEROTOCERA Staudinger, 1882; and RHAPHIDODEMAS Hulst, 1896 as junior synonyms of PHIGALIA Duponchel, 1829.

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