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

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Genus:
Metallospora Warren, 1905 . Novit. zool. 12 : 38.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Metallospora catori Warren, 1905. Novit. zool. 12: 39.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male SIERRA LEONE: Moyamba, (BMNH, London)..

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

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