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

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Genus:
Mesodina Meyrick, 1901 . Ent. mon. Mag. 37 : 168.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : TRAPEZITINAE

Type-species:
Hesperilla halyzia Hewitson, 1868. Descr. One Hundred new Spec. Hesp. : 38.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Cowan (1970: 51) stated:-

3 7 to read - 37, [genus volume].

MESODINA was included within the subfamily HESPERIIDAE: TRAPEZITINAE by Ackery et al., in Kristensen (1999).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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