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

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Genus:
Macroscelesia Hampson, 1919 . Novit. zool. 26 : 50 [key], 84.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : SESIIDAE : SESIINAE : MELITTINI

Type-species:
Melittia longipes Moore, 1877. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4), 20: 84.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [CHINA]: Shanghai, (? Depository)..

Notes:
See also Checklist of the Sesiidae of the world (Lepidoptera: Ditrysia) by Dr. Franz PĆ¼hringer.

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