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

Genus details

Search again

Genus:
Machaeropalpus Tams, 1935 . Insects Samoa 3(4) : 229.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Machaeropalpus fasciatus Tams, 1935. Insects Samoa 3(4): 230, pl.6, fig.19, pl.7, fig.9.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female SAMOA: Upolu, Malololelei, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MACHAEROPALPUS in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus MACHAEROPALPUS.

Learn more about Noctuidae in Wikipedia

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


Submit correction/addition