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

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Genus:
Mesapamea Heinicke, 1959 . Dt. ent. Z. 6 : 103.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Apamea moderata Eversmann, 1843. Bull. Soc. Nat. Mosc. 16(35): 547.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.S.R.]: Urals, (ZIRAS, St Petersburg)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MESAPAMEA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included LAMPETIA Boie, 1837 (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of MESAPAMEA Heinicke, 1959.

Poole (1989) included 12 species in the genus MESAPAMEA.

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Junior name(s):
Lampetia Boie, 1837: 536.


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