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

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Genus:
Megametopon Alphéraky, 1892 , in Romanoff. Mém. Lépid. 6 : 58, figs.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Megametopon piperatum Alphéraky, 1892. In: Romanoff, Mém. Lépid. 6: 58, pl.3, fig.3.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - male [CHINA]: Gan-Sou province, Tchin-Tassy, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species in the genus MEGAMETOPON.

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Junior name(s):
Megametopa ; Prout, 1915: 353.


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