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

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Genus:
Mocrendes Nye, 1975 . Generic Names Moths World 1 : 319.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Cremnodes lemur Felder, 1874. In: Felder & Rogenhofer, Reise √∂st. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.113, fig.9. [(of Cremnodes Felder, 1874))]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male MOLUCCA IS.: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MOCRENDES in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included CREMNODES Felder, 1874 (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of MOCRENDES Nye, 1975.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus MOCRENDES

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Junior name(s):
Cremnodes Felder, 1874: pl.113.


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