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

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Genus:
Pseudomecia Hampson, 1918 . Novit. zool. 25 : 142.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Hypomecia lithoxylea Bang-Haas, 1912. Dt. ent. Z. Iris 26: 157, pl.6, fig.19.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 3 males ALGERIA: Batna, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ALLOMECIA Dumont, 1928 as a junior synonym of PSEUDOMECIA Hampson, 1918.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus PSEUDOMECIA.

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Junior name(s):
Allomecia Dumont, 1928: 91.


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