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

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Genus:
Massepha Walker, 1859 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (17) : 463 [key], 488.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Massepha absolutalis Walker, 1859. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 489.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats MASSEPHA in the CRAMBIDAE: SPILOMELINAE.

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