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

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Genus:
Mothonodes Meyrick, 1922 . Entomologist 55 : 16.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : COSMOPTERIGIDAE

Type-species:
Mothonica obusta Meyrick, 1921. Exotic Microlepid. 2: 456. [(of Mothonica Meyrick, 1921)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Mothonodes was established as an objective replacement name for Mothonica Meyrick, 1921.

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Junior name(s):
Mothonica Meyrick, 1921: 456.


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