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

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Genus:
Megasis GuenĂ©e, 1845 . Annls Soc. ent. Fr. (2) 3 : 309.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : PHYCITINAE

Type-species:
Anerastia rippertella Zeller, 1839. Isis, Leipzig : 177.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Desmarest , 1857. In: Chenu, Encycl. Hist. nat. (Papillons nocturnes), : 254.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

A. rippertella was a Boisduval manuscript name made nomenclaturally available by Zeller.

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