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Monopis
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Not to be confused with Monopsis.
"Hyalospila" redirects here. For the snout moth genus invalidly described by Ragonot in 1888, see Zonula (moth). For the geometer moth genus invalidly described by Warren in 1894, see Locha.

Monopis is a genus of the fungus moth family, Tineidae. Therein, it belongs to the nominate subfamily, Tineinae.[1]

A typical feature of these moths is a semi-transparent pale spot near the middle of the forewings. There usually are contrasting white markings adjacent to it. Otherwise, the forewings are generally unpatterned and brown to blackish-grey in color.

Selected species

Species currently placed in Monopis include:[2]

M. christophi is either a junior synonym of M. pallidella or the senior synonym of M. straminella. Also placed here by some authors is Reisserita barbarosi.[3]

Synonyms

Junior synonyms of Monopis are:[4]

  • Blabophanes Zeller, 1852
  • Eusynopa Lower, 1903
  • Hyalospila Herrich-Schäffer, 1853
  • Rhitia Walker, 1864

Footnotes

  1. ^ Pitkin & Jenkins (2004), FE (2009), and see references in Savela (2003)
  2. ^ ABRS (2008), FE (2009), Robinson [2010], and see references in Savela (2003)
  3. ^ FE (2009), Robinson [2010]
  4. ^ ABRS (2008), Pitkin & Jenkins (2004)

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Not to be confused with Monopsis. "Hyalospila" redirects here. For the snout moth genus invalidly described by Ragonot in 1888, see Zonula (moth). For the geometer moth genus invalidly described by Warren in 1894, see Locha.

Monopis is a genus of the fungus moth family, Tineidae. Therein, it belongs to the nominate subfamily, Tineinae.

A typical feature of these moths is a semi-transparent pale spot near the middle of the forewings. There usually are contrasting white markings adjacent to it. Otherwise, the forewings are generally unpatterned and brown to blackish-grey in color.

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