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

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Genus:
Metacinia Schaus, 1913 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 11 : 18.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Metacinia limonalis Schaus, 1913. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8), 11: 19.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female COSTA RICA & FRENCH GUIANA: Limon & Sixola; Juan Vinas, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included METACINIA Schaus, 1913 as a junior synonym of PHYSULA Guenée, 1854.

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