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

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Genus:
Monosca Walker, 1869 . Charact. undescr. Lepid. Heterocera : 29.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Monosca subnotata Walker, 1869. Charact. undescr. Lepid. Heterocera : 29.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Types - female [U.S.A.] & [CANADA]: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

M. subnotata is a junior subjective synonym of Nephelodes minians Guenée, 1852.

See also: Nephelodes Guenée, 1852.

Poole (1989) included MONOSCA Walker, 1869 as a junior synonym of NEPHELODES Guenée, 1852.

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