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

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Genus:
Megacephalomana Strand, 1943 . Folia zool. hydrobiol. 12 : 211.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Megacephalon rivulosum Saalmüller, 1880. Ber. senckenb. naturf. Ges. 1879-1880: 287. [(of Megacephalon Saalmüller, 1880)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female MADAGASCAR: ? Locality, (FINMS, Frankfurt)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Megacephalomana was proposed as the objective replacement name for Megacephalon Saalmüller, 1880.

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

Poole (1989) included 6 species in the genus MEGACEPHALOMANA Strand, 1943.

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Junior name(s):
Megacephalon Saalmüller, 1880: 286.


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