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

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Genus:
Mamerthes Druce, 1891 . Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera) 1 : 449.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Mamerthes nigrilinea Druce, 1891. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera), 1: 450, pl.37, figs 1, 2.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) GUATEMALA & PANAMA: Volcan de Atitlan & Volcan de Chiriqui, (BMNH, London).. A total of 1 male & 5 female syntypes from Guatemala & Panama are deposited in the BMNH.

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MAMERTHES in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

Poole (1989) included 6 species in the genus MAMERTHES.

See also electronic Biologia centrali americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera volume 1

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