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

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Mnesarchaea Meyrick, 1885 . N.Z. J. Sci. Dunedin 2 : 591.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Mnesarchaea paracosma Meyrick, 1885. N.Z. J. Sci. Dunedin 2: 591.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Mnesarchaea was made nomenclaturally available when it was published in a report on a paper read at a meeting. The paper was later published in full and Mnesarchaea again proposed by Meyrick, 1886, Trans. N.Z. Inst. 18: 180, as the name for a new genus containing the same species.

MNESARCHAEA was included within the family MNESARCHAEIDAE by Kristensen (1999).

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