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

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Genus:
Macna Walker, 1859 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (16) : 12 [key], 78.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : CHRYSAUGINAE

Type-species:
Macna pomalis Walker, 1859. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 78.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Macna was established in the Hypenidae, now Noctuidae Hypeninae; it was placed in the Pyralidae Chrysauginae by Hampson, 1896 Fauna Br. India (Moths) 4: 128, 129.

See also: Goossensia Ragonot, 1891.

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Junior name(s):
Goossensia Ragonot, 1891: 23 (key), 97.


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