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

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Genus:
Mastigophorus Poey, 1832 . Centurie Lépid. Ile Cuba (1) : Num.[8].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Mastigophorus parra Poey, 1832. Centurie Lépid. Ile Cuba : Num. [8], fig..    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male & many females CUBA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MASTIGOPHORUS in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

Poole (1989) included 10 species in the genus MASTIGOPHORUS.

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Junior name(s):
Mastigophora ; Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875: pl.120, fig. 11.
Mastigophora ; Haase, 1888: 327.
Mastygophora ; Walker, 1859: 149.


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