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

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Genus:
Berocynta Möschler, 1886 . Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 14(3) : 61.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HYPENINAE

Type-species:
Berocynta simplex Möschler, 1886. Abh. senckenb. naturforsch. Ges. 14(3): 61.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female JAMAICA: ? Locality, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included BEROCYNTA in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

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

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