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

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Genus:
Mesophleps Hübner, 1825 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 406.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : GELECHIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Tinea silacella Hübner, 1796. Samml. eur. Schmett. 8: 37, pl.17 fig.117.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Meyrick , 1912. Genera Insect. 184: 168.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

See also: * Mesophlebs Constant, 1892.

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Junior name(s):
Mesophlebs ; Constant, 1892: 70.


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