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

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Genus:
Mulelocha Walker, 1865 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (33) : 1103.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Mulelocha frontalis Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1103.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [BRAZIL]: Para, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

M. frontalis is a junior subjective synonym of Homoptera extranea Walker, 1865, ibidem 33:88I.

Poole (1989) included MULELOCHA Walker, 1865; and GOMORA Walker, 1869 as junior synonyms of HELIA Hübner, 1818.

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