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

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Genus:
Metallothea Prout, 1916 . Novit. zool. 23 : 15.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Metallothea eucrostes Prout, 1916. Novit. zool. 23: 15.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - male [AUSTRALIA]: Queensland, Salisbury Plains, N. of Bowen, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus METALLOTHEA.

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