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

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Genus:
Metatinea Petersen & Gaedike, 1979 . Beitr. Ent. 29(2) : 407.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : TINEINAE

Type-species:
Tinea immaculatella Rebel, 1892. Ann. (K.K.) Naturhist. Hofmus. Wien 7: 269.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
? by original designation/monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

T. immaculatella was established as a var. of Tinea merdella Zeller, 1852, Linn. ent. 6: 162.

Robinson (2001) included 2 species in the genus.

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