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

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Genus:
Margitesia Strand, 1935 . Folia zool. hydrobiol. 7 : 304.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Margites bugaba Druce, 1891. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera), 1: 480, pl.40, fig.5. [(of Margites Druce, 1891)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males PANAMA: Bugaba, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Margitesia was proposed as the objective replacement name for Margites Druce, 1891.

Poole (1989) included MARGITESIA in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

Poole (1989) included MARGITES Druce, 1891 as a junior synonym of MARGITESIA Strand, 1935.

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

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Junior name(s):
Margites Druce, 1891: 480.


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