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

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Genus:
Madecathymia Viette, 1968 . Annls Soc. ent. Fr. (n.s.) 4 : 570.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Madecathymia cadoreli Viette, 1968. Annls Soc. ent. Fr. 4: 571, pl.A, fig.1.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male MADAGASCAR: E., route d'Anosibe, Foret de Sandrangato, (MNHN, Paris)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MADECATHYMIA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

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

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