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

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Genus:
Meharia Chr├ętien, 1915 . Annls Soc. ent. Fr. 84 : 367.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : COSSIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Meharia incurvariella Chr├ętien, 1915. Annls Soc. ent. Fr. 84: 368, fig.11.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [ALGERIA]: Biskra, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) and Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Meharia was established in the Tineidae; it was transferred to the Cossidae by Bradley, 1951, Entomologist 84: 178.

See also Blalia Rungs, 1943.

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