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

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Genus:
Mekrania Brandt, 1941 . Mitt. münch. Ent. Ges. 31 : 856.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HYPENINAE

Type-species:
Mekrania punctalis Brandt, 1941. Mitt. münch. Ent. Ges. 31: 856, pl.27, fig.55.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 female & 1 male IRAN: [Port Chah Bahar] Bender Tchahbahar, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Mekrania in the Noctuidae, Hypeninae is cited here as it was not included in Nye, 1975, Generic Names Moths World 1.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus MEKRANIA.

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