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

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Genus:
Mesocrapex Matsumura, 1929 . Insecta matsum. 3 : 118.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Mesocrapex punkikonis Matsumura, 1929. Insecta matsum. 3: 118.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males & 2 females [TAIWAN] FORMOSA: Punkiko, (HU, Sapporo)..

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

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