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

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Genus:
Megistoclisma Hampson, 1913 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 12 : 9 [key].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Nyctipao ribbei Pagenstecker, 1886. Jahrb. Nass. Ver. Nat. 39: 140, pl.10, fig.2.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female MOLUCCAS: Aru I., (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Available, but without included species until Hampson, 1913, ibidem 13: vii, 55.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus MEGISTOCLISMA.

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