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

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Genus:
Musotima Meyrick, 1884 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1884 : 288.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : MUSOTIMINAE

Type-species:
Diathrausta aduncalis Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875. Reise √∂st. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.135 fig.11.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1896. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 4: 199.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

See also: * Musotina Caradja, 1927.

MUSOTIMA was included within the subfamily CRAMBIDAE: MUSOTIMINAE by Munroe & Solis, in Kristensen (1999).

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats MUSOTIMA in the CRAMBIDAE: MUSOTIMINAE.

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Junior name(s):
Musotina ; Caradja, 1927: 404.


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