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

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Genus:
Mormecia Tams, 1935 . Insects Samoa 3(4) : 231.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Mormecia lachnogyia Tams, 1935. Insects Samoa 3(4): 231, pl.6, fig.20 & pl.7, fig.8.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male SAMOA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

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

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus MORMECIA.

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