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

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Genus:
Mesopherna Meyrick, 1893 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2) 7 : 481 [key], 514.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : MYRMECOZELINAE

Type-species:
Mesopherna palustris Meyrick, 1893. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2), 7: 515.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1929. Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.), 11: 137.

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

Notes:
Robinson (2001) included a single species in the genus.

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