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

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Genus:
Mesogona Boisduval, 1840 . Genera Index meth. Eur. Lepid. : 144.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Noctua acetosellae Schifferm├╝ller, 1775. Ank├╝ndung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 84.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Blanchard , 1840. Hist. nat. Ins. (Insectes), 3: 512. [(as `acetosellae Hubn.,' an incorrect authorship)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna district, (? Depository).. (Collection destroyed, Horn & Kahle, 1936, Ent. Beih. Berl.-Dahlem 3: 243)

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus MESOGONA.

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Junior name(s):
Megosona ; Blanchard, 1840: 512.


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