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

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Genus:
Pseudogerespa Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 535.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Melipotis usipetes Druce, 1898. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera), 2: 510, pl.96, fig.23.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes MEXICO & COSTA RICA: Jalapa & Volcan de Irazu & Candelaria Mts, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PSEUDOGERESPA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included 5 species in the genus PSEUDOGERESPA.

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