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

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Genus:
Metallochlora Warren, 1896 . Novit. zool. 3 : 290.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Metallochlora meeki Warren, 1896. Novit. zool. 3: 291.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [NEW GUINEA]: [Papua New Guinea, D'Entrecasteaux Islands], Fergusson Island, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included CHRYSOMPHE Warren, 1896 as a junior synonym of METALLOCHLORA Warren, 1896.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 23 species and 6 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus METALLOCHLORA.

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