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

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Genus:
Myrmecopsis Newman, 1850 . Zoologist 8(Appendix) : cxxii.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Myrmecopsis eumenides Newman, 1850. Zoologist 8(Appendix): cxxii.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: [R. Amazon], [Tefé] Ega, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

M. eumenides is a junior subjective synonym of Pseudosphex polistes Hübner, 1818, Zuträge Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 12, pl.[7], figs 39, 40.

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