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

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Genus:
Taurometopa Meyrick, 1933 . Exotic Microlepid. 4 : 395.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : ODONTIINAE

Type-species:
Taurometopa pyrometalla Meyrick, 1933. Exotic Microlepid. 4: 396.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Taurometopa was established in the Pyraustidae, now Pyralidae Pyraustinae; it was placed in the Pyralidae Odontiinae by Munroe, 1961 Can. Ent. (Suppl.) 24: 5.

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats TAUROMETOPA in the CRAMBIDAE: ODONTIINAE.

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