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

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Genus:
Meyriccia Hampson, 1917 . Novit. zool. 24 : 21 [key], 29.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : GALLERIINAE

Type-species:
Melissoblaptes latro Zeller, 1873. Verh. K.K. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 23: 213. [(of Meyrickia Ragonot, 1901)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Meyriccia was established as an unjustified emendation of Meyrickia Ragonot, 1901. It is an available name under the Code, Article 19, and is therefore available for use as an objective replacement name.

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Junior name(s):
Hyaletis ; Whalley, 1964: 582.
Hylaletis Meyrick, 1932: 247.
Meyrickia Ragonot, 1901: xxxix (key), 456.


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