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

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Genus:
Mesaegle Dumont, 1922 . Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 1922 : 242.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Mesaegle gouzzakouli Dumont, 1922. Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. : 243.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [ALGERIA]: Hamada d'El Golea, towards Ouargla, (MNHN, Paris)..

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

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

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