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

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Genus:
Meganephria Hübner, 1820 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 206.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena bimaculosa Linnaeus, 1767. Systema Naturae (Edn 12), 1: 856.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Butler , 1890. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 670.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) GERMANY: ? Locality, (LS, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included BELOSTICTA Butler, 1879 as a junior synonym of MEGANEPHRIA Hübner, 1820.

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

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