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

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Genus:
Metapherna Robinson & Nielsen, 1993 . Tineid genera of Australia (Lepidoptera) : 227.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : MYRMECOZELINAE

Type-species:
Mesopherna salsa Meyrick, 1920. Exotic Microlepid. 2: 353.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Robinson (2001) included 4 species in the genus.

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