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

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Genus:
Mesothisa Warren, 1905 . Novit. zool. 12 : 403.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Mesothisa flaccida Warren, 1905. Novit. zool. 12: 404.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male SIERRA LEONE: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included URAPTERYDIA Oberthür, 1911 as a junior synonym of MESOTHISA Warren, 1905.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 11 species in the genus MESOTHISA.

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