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

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Genus:
Metopiora Meyrick, 1902 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 35 : 25.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Chariclea sanguinata Lucas, 1892. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2), 7: 254.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female AUSTRALIA: Brisbane, (SAM, Adelaide)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus METOPIORA.

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