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

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Genus:
Mystrocephala Herrich-Schäffer, 1855 . Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1(1) : wrapper, pl.75, fig. 435. [1856 & 1858, ibidem 1: 13, 17, 83]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Mystrocephala quadrimacula Herrich-Schäffer, 1855. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.75, fig.435. [; 1856 & 1858, ibidem 1: 13, 71, 83]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male [AUSTRALIA] NOV. HOLL.: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MYSTROCEPHALA Herrich-Schäffer, 1855; and PYCNODONTIS Felder, 1874 junior synonyms of RHOSUS Walker, 1854.

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