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

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Genus:
Mesocopsis Warren, 1913 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 11 : 216.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Eupithecia posticata Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1678.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female BORNEO: ? Locality, (UM, Oxford)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 216 was stated on page 209 as 1913 August 20th in both the German and the English editions.

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

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