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

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Genus:
Macracaena Common, 1958 . Aust. J. Zool. 6 : 271 [key]; 300, 268, 270, 271. [(as *Metacaena, an incorrect (of a multiple) original spelling)]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : PEXICOPIINAE

Type-species:
Macracaena adela Common, 1958. Aust. J. Zool. 6: 300, figs.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Macracaena is the correct original spelling as the Greek derivation of the name is given.

See also: * Metacaena Common, 1958.

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Junior name(s):
Metacaena ; Common, 1958: 268, 270. 271.


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