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

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Genus:
Mesciniadia Hampson, 1901 , in Romanoff. Mém. Lépid. 8 : ix [key], 121.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : PHYCITINAE

Type-species:
Nephopterix infractalis Walker, 1864. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 958.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

In the original combination of the type-species the generic name was published as * Nephopteryx, an incorrect subsequent spelling.

See also: * Meseiniadia Turner, 1913.

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Junior name(s):
Meseiniadia ; Turner, 1913: 123.


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