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

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Genus:
Mecynoptera Schaus, 1913 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 11 : 34.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Mecynoptera convergens Schaus, 1913. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8), 11: 34.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Poole (1989) included CHABORA Walker, 1866 (preoccupied); RHAESENA Walker, 1866; SYMPLUSIA Holland, 1894; MECYNOPTERA Schaus, 1913 (preoccupied); CHIRCONIA Schaus, 1916; DIODINES Schaus, 1916; MATILOXIS Schaus, 1916; and DURIGA Schaus, 1940 as junior synonyms of RADARA Walker, 1862.

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