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

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Genus:
Mimopsestis Matsumura, 1921 . Thousand Insects Japan 4 : 854, 855.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
DREPANOIDEA : DREPANIDAE : THYATIRINAE

Type-species:
Palimpsestis basalis Wileman, 1911. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 282, pl.30, fig.24.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation . [(but published by Wileman as *Palimpsestes, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) JAPAN: Nikko, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Drepanidae in Wikipedia.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to MIMOPSESTIS and included species.

Junior name(s):
Spilobasis Houlbert, 1921: 47 (key), 151.


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