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

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Genus:
Metaretia ; Pagenstecker, 1909 . Geschichte. eur. Schmett. : 420.

Status:
Incorrect Subsequent Spelling

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : SYNTOMINAE

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

An incorrect subsequent spelling of Metarctia Walker, 1855.

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Senior name:
Metarctia Walker, 1855: 769.


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