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

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Genus:
Monopis Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 401.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : TINEINAE

Type-species:
Tinea rusticella Hübner, 1796. Samml. eur. Schmett. 8: 61, pl.3 fig.17, pl.49 fig.339.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

See also: Hyalospila Herrich-Schäffer, 1853.

Robinson (2001) included the type-species of BLABOPHANES Zeller, 1852; EUSYNOPA Lower, 1903; and RHITIA Walker, 1864 in the genus MONOPIS Hübner, 1825.

Robinson (2001) included 80 species (and 3 infrasubspecies) in the genus.

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Junior name(s):
Hyalospila Herrich-Schäffer, 1853: v, pl.10 fig.14.


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