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

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Genus:
Machaerophora ; Hampson, 1900 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 2 : xv [index], 89, 411.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Unjustified Emendation

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

An unjustified emendation of Machairophora Hampson, 1893.

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Senior name:
Machairophora Hampson, 1893: 14 (list), 86.


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