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

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Genus:
Metopoplacis Hampson, 1909 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 4 : 365.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Metopoplacis olivata Hampson, 1909. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8), 4: 366.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female BRAZIL: Mato Grosso, Nivac, (BMNH, London)..

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

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