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

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Genus:
Mastigophora ; Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875 . Reise √∂st. Fregatte Novara (Zool.) 2(Abt. 2) : pl.120, fig. 11. [Inhalts-Verz.: 13]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Incorrect Subsequent Spelling

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

An incorrect subsequent spelling, but cited by Neave, 1940, Nomencl. zool. 3:54, as though an available name. * Mastigophora; Haase, 1888, Corresp.-Bl. ent. Ver. Iris Dresden 1: 327, an incorrect subsequent spelling, was also cited by Neave, but as an error.

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Senior name:
Mastigophorus Poey, 1832: Num.[8].


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