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

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Genus:
Mescinia Hampson, 1901 , in Romanoff. Mém. Lépid. 8 : viii [key], 83.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : PHYCITINAE

Type-species:
Ephestia commatella Zeller, 1881. Horae Soc. ent. ross. 16: 247, pl.12, fig.50.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Mescinia was a Ragonot manuscript name made nomenclaturally available by Hampson.

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