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

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Genus:
Masebia Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (15) : 1771.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Masebia famelica Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1772.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [DOMINICAN REPUBLIC]: St. Domingo, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

M. famelica is a junior subjective synonym of Elousa albicans Walker, [1858] 1857, ibidem 13:1118.

See also: Elousa Walker, [1858].

Poole (1989) included MASEBIA Walker, 1858 as a junior synonym of ELOUSA Walker, 1858.

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