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

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Genus:
Araeognatha Hampson, 1893 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9 : 31 [list], 129.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Araeognatha umbrosa Hampson, 1893. Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9: 31 (list), 129, pl.167, fig.2.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male CEYLON: Hewahetta, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included BOETHANTHA Walker, 1865; SENERATIA Moore, 1885; and ARAEOGNATHA Hampson, 1893 as junior synonyms of MECODINA Guenée, 1852.

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