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

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Genus:
Mesophractias Warren, 1913 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 11 : 212.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Eublemma alstoni Hampson, 1907. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 17: 647.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male CEYLON: Maskeliya, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 212, was stated on page 209 as 1913 August 20th in both the English and German editions.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus MESOPHRACTIAS.

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