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

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Genus:
Meroleucoides Michener, 1949 . J. Kans. ent. Soc. 22 : 147.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : HEMILEUCINAE

Type-species:
Dirphia flavodiscata Dognin, 1916. Hétérocères nouv. Am. Sud. 12: 17.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but cited as *flavosignata, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) COLOMBIA: Monte Tolima, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Meroleucoides was established as a subgenus of Ormiscodes Blanchard, 1852.

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