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

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Genus:
Metarhodia Kiriakoff, 1953 . Annls Mus. r. Congo Belge (8vo Sci. zool.) 26 : 36.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : SYNTOMINAE

Type-species:
Metarctia rubripuncta Hampson, 1898. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 1: 147, pl.5, fig.4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [GABON] GABOON: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

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

Metarhodia was established as a subgenus of Metarctia Walker, 1855.

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