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

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Genus:
Metriophyla Butler, 1877 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 1 : x [index], 43.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Charidea apicalis Herrich-Schäffer, 1854. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.45, fig.236.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) VENEZUELA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

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

C. apicalis is a junior subjective synonym of Euchromia albiplaga Walker, 1854 [February 11], List Specimens Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 1: 218.

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