Metopoceras ioptera Wiltshire, 1977

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FAMILY Noctuidae
SUBFAMILY Acontiinae
GENUS Metopoceras
SPECIES ioptera
AUTHORWiltshire, 1977
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONMetopoceras ioptera sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYOman, Wadi Sahtanm leg. P. Granville White.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, BMNH; Allotyps ♂, genitalia slide 1807♂, BMNH; Paratypes 2♂, 5♀, genitalia slide 1829♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Wiltshire E. P. 1977b. The scientific results of the Oman flora and fauna survey 1975. Lepidoptera: Part I Families Cossidae, Pyralidae, Geometridae, Sphingidae, Arctiidae, Lymantriidae and Noctuidae. Part II A list of further Lepidoptera-Heterocera from Oman. Part III Pyral... - Journal of Oman Studies Special Rep. 1:155–178.
PAGINATION 159–160, fig. 3; pl. 2; pl. 3

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Oman   Wiltshire E. P. 1977b. The scientific results of the Oman flora and fauna survey 1975. Lepidoptera: Part I Families Cossidae, Pyralidae, Geometridae, Sphingidae, Arctiidae, Lymantriidae and Noctuidae. Part II A list of further Lepidoptera-Heterocera from Oman. Part III Pyral... - Journal of Oman Studies Special Rep. 1:155–178. 160
United Arab Emirates   Legrain A. & Wiltshire E. P. 1998. Provisional checklist of the Macro-Heterocera (Lepidoptera) of the UAE. - Tribulus 8(2):5–8. 6
Yemen   Hacker H. H., Schreier H.-P. & Bischof A. 1999. Lepidoptera of Yemen Arab Republic, collected by A. Bischof, H. Hacker and H.-P. Schreier in autumn 1996 and B. Müller in summer 1987. - Esperiana 7:267–282, pls. 7–9. 278

Host Plants

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