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

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Genus:
Mucronodes Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 47.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Mucronodes phyllata Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 48.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 133.

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

M. phyllata is a junior subjective synonym of Microgonia rhodaria Herrich-Schäffer, [1855] 1850-1858, Samml. neuer oder wenig bekannter aussereur. Schmett. 1 (1): wrapper, pl.62, fig. 348.

See also: Microgonia Herrich-Schäffer, [1855].

Parsons et al. (1999) included MUCRONODES Guenée, 1857 as a juniors synonym of MICROGONIA Herrich-Schäffer, 1855.

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