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

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Genus:
Meridyrias Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 20.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Yrias progenies GuenĂ©e, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 7: 23, pl.15, fig.10.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes [WEST INDIES]: Ile Saint-Thomas and Guadeloupe, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MERIDYRIAS Hampson, 1926 and PARYRIAS Hampson, 1926 as junior synonyms of KAKOPODA Smith, 1900.

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