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

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Genus:
Mesembragrotis Barnes & Benjamin, 1927 . Pan-Pacif. Ent. 4 : 4.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Mesembragrotis ruckesi Barnes & Benjamin, 1927. Pan-Pacif. Ent. 4: 4.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [U.S.A.]: Texas, near Alpine, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus MESEMBRAGROTIS.

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