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

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Genus:
Marcipalina Pelletier, 1978 . Mem. Mus. natn. Hist. Nat. Paris 110 : 10.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Marcipa violacea Pelletier, 1974. Novit. zool. 13: 113.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) CAMEROON REPUBLIC: Mount Cameroun, (? Depository)..

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

Poole (1989) included 22 species in the genus MARCIPALINA.

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