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

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Genus:
Mepantadrea Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 558.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Zethes simia Saalmüller, 1891. In: Boisduval & Guenée, Lepid. Madagascar : 474, pl.10, fig.155.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) MADAGASCAR: ? Locality, (FNS, Frankfurt)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MEPANTADREA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

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

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