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

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Genus:
Monochroides Kaye & Lamont, 1927 . Mem. Dep. Agric. Trinidad Tobago 3 : 78.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Bleptina olivescens Warren, 1889. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 240.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 females BRAZIL: Basin of the Amazons, Trompetas; R. Solimoes, Guara, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MONOCHROIDES in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

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

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