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

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Genus:
Macrodes Guenée, 1854 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 8 : 12.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena cynara Cramer, 1775. Uitl. Kapellen 1: 23, pl.15, figs C, D.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Berio , 1966. Annali Mus. civ. Stor. nat. Giacomo Doria 76: 62. [(but cited as `cynaralis Cr.,' an incorrect authorship)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

An earlier usage of the name i. e. * Macrodes Dejean, 1833, Cat. Coleopteres Colln M. le Comte Dejean (Edn. 2): 94, -Coleoptera, was undescribed and included a single undescribed species. Although the name has subsequently been listed in catalogues it has not been made nomenclaturally available in the Coleoptera.

See also: Bulna Walker. 1865.

Poole (1989) included MACRODES in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included BULNA Walker, 1865 as a junior synonym of MACRODES Guenée, 1854.

Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus MACRODES.

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Junior name(s):
Marcodes Berio, 1966: 62.


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