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

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Genus:
Metapiconoma Rothschild, 1910 . Novit. zool. 17 : 444.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : SYNTOMINAE

Type-species:
Metapiconoma rattrayi Rothschild, 1910. Novit. zool. 17: 444.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Watson, Fletcher & Nye , 1980. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 2: 115.

Type specimens:
Type(s) UGANDA: Entebbe, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Metapiconoma was established in the Syntomidae, now Ctenuchidae; its type-species was placed in the Thyretidae by Kiriakoff, 1960, in Wytsman, Genera Insect. 214 (E): 14.

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