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

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Genus:
Mea Busck, 1906 . Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 30 : 735.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : MEESSIINAE

Type-species:
Progona skinnerella Dietz, 1905. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 31: 76, pl.2 fig.4. [(of Progona Dietz, 1905)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Mea was established as an objective replacement name for Progona Dietz, 1905, a junior homonym.

Robinson (2001) included 4 species in the genus.

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Junior name(s):
Progona Dietz, 1905: 23 (key), 76.


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