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

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Genus:
Metopios Lucas, 1945 . Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 1945 : 8.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Metopios tozeurellum Lucas, 1945. Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. : 8.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Metopios when established was not marked as a new generic name and was not placed in a family, Dr. P. Viette, Paris, has examined the holotype of M. tozeurellum and in a personal communication of 22.ii.1984 stated that it "is a typical Gelechiidae".

See also: * Melopios Chopard, [1946].

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Junior name(s):
Melopios ; Chopard, 1946: 142.


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