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

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Genus:
Mesoeuxoa Corti, 1932 , in Cramer. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 3(Suppl.) : 38.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena lidia Stoll, 1782. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 222, pl.396, fig.D.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kozhanchikov , 1937. In: Fedchenko, Fauna SSSR 13(3): 521.

Type specimens:
Type(s) [GUYANA]: Berbice, (? Depository).. Type-locality stated to be [Guyana], Berbice

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

TYPE-LOCALITY stated to be [Guyana], Berbice. This was probably an error as the species illustrated by Stoll is not known to occur in the New World but is found in CENTRAL EUROPE. The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 38 was stated on page 33 as 1932 January 26th in both the German and the English editions.

Mesoeuxoa Corti is not strictly nomenclaturally available under Article 13 (6) as it was published after 1930 and had no definite fixation of a type-species: it is currently accepted as a junior subjective synonym of Chorizagrotis Smith, 1890.

Poole (1989) included METAXYJA Hübner, 1821; EXARNIS Hübner, 1821; BROTIS Hübner, 1821; TELMIA Hübner, 1821; MIMETES Hübner, 1821; PLEONECTOPODA Grote, 1873; CARNEADES Grote, 1883; CHORIZAGROTIS Smith, 1890; PARAGROTIS Dyar, 1903; OROSAGROTIS Hampson, 1903; MESOEUXOA Corti, 1932; MENADA Kozhantschikov, 1937; and LONGIVESICA Hardwick, 1970 as junior synonyms of EUXOA Hübner, 1821.

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