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

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Genus:
Mesoplectra Butler, 1879 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 3 : 65.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Mesoplectra lilacina Butler, 1879. Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 3: 65, pl.57, fig.3.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [JAPAN]: Yokohama, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included HERMINIA Latreille, 1802; PECHIPOGO Hübner, 1825; POGONITIS Sodoffsky, 1837; PECHYPOGON Agassiz, 1847; ZANCLOGNATHA Lederer, 1857; HIPOEPA Walker, 1859; MEGACHYTA Grote, 1873; PITYOLITA Grote, 1873; CLEPTOMITA Grote, 1873; MESOPLECTRA Butler, 1879; and ADRAPSOIDES Matsumura, 1925 as junior synonyms of POLYPOGON Schrank, 1802.

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