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

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Genus:
Mecodinops Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 488.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Thermesia anceps Mabille, 1879. Bull. Soc. philomath. Paris (7), 3: 142.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - female MADAGASCAR: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Viette & Fletcher, 1968, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 21: 416

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

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus MECODINOPS.

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