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

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Genus:
Allomecia Dumont, 1928 . Encycl. ent. (B 3) 3 : 91.

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

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:
Syntype(s) ALGERIA: Batna, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Allomecia is a junior objective synonym of Pseudomecia Hampson, 1918.

See: PSEUDOMECIA Hampson, 1918.

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

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Senior name:
Pseudomecia Hampson, 1918: 142.


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