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

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Genus:
Mesodiphlebia Zeller, 1881 . Horae Soc. ent. ross. 16 : 251.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : PHYCITINAE

Type-species:
Anerastia crassivenia Zeller, 1881. Horae Soc. ent. ross. 16: 251, pl.12 fig.52.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Mesodiphlebia was established in the `Phycideen', now Pyralidae Phycitinae, as a subgenus of Anerastia Hübner, [1825]; it was transferred to the Pyralidae Peoriinae by Shaffer, 1976, Syst. Ent. 1: 281, 321.

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