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

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Genus:
Masoga Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (27) : 16.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Masoga panagralis Walker, 1863. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 16.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [BRAZIL]: Rio Janeiro, (? Depository)..

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

Poole (1989) included PELODIA Schaus, 1913 as a junior synonym of MASOGA Walker, 1863.

Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus MASOGA.

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