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

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Genus:
Megaloctena Warren, 1913 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 3 : 412.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Nodaria mandarina Leech, 1900. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 644.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 11 males & 5 females CHINA: [Szechwan], Moupin, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 412 was stated on page 405 as 1913 December 1st in both the German and English editions.

Poole (1989) included MEGALOCTENA in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

Poole (1989) included 5 species in the genus MEGALOCTENA.

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