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

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Genus:
Merolonche Grote, 1882 . Illust. Essay Noctuidae N. Am. : 50.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Apatela spinea Grote, 1875. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 3: 78, pl.4. fig.7.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [U.S.A.]: California, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 5 species in the genus MEROLONCHE.

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