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

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Genus:
Megaceresa Michener, 1949 . J. Kans. ent. Soc. 22 : 144.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : CERATOCAMPINAE

Type-species:
Adelocephala pulchra Bouvier, 1923. C. r. Congr. Socs sav. Paris Sect. Sci. : 63.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: S. Paulo, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Megaceresa was established as a subgenus of Adelowalkeria Travassos, 1941. Travassos & Noronha, 1967, Atas Soc. Biol. Rio de J. 10: 134, considered Megaceresa and Adelowalkeria to be identical.

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