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

Genus details

Search again

Genus:
Metorthocheilus Hampson, 1893 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9 : 34 [list], 138.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : URANIIDAE : EPIPLEMINAE

Type-species:
Gynopteryx subobscurata Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1495.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDIA]: South Hindostan, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Uraniidae in Wikipedia.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to METORTHOCHEILUS and included species.


Submit correction/addition