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

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Genus:
Mesolomia Smith, 1893 . Bull. U.S. natn. Mus. 44 : 171.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Phlogophora iris GuenĂ©e, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 6: 64.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [U.S.A.]: New York state, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included SOLENOPTERA Duponchel, 1845; BROTOLOMIA Lederer, 1857; HABRYNTIS Lederer, 1857; RACOPTERA Scott, 1858; CHUTAPHA Moore, 1882; and MESOLOMIA Smith, 1893 as junior synonyms of PHLOGOPHORA Treitschke, 1825.

HABRYNTIS Lederer 1857 was treated as a valid genus being revalidated by Beck 1996, Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 36 : 62.

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