Mentaxya mesosema (Hampson, 1911)

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FAMILY Noctuidae
SUBFAMILY Noctuinae
GENUS Mentaxya
SPECIES mesosema
AUTHOR(Hampson, 1911)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAgrotis mesosema, sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, Gauteng], Transvaal, Johannesburg, iv.1906, leg. A. T. Cooke.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♀, BMNH.
STATUS Synonym of species
SYNONYM OFmuscosa
COMMENTA junior subjective synonym of Mentaxya muscosa Geyer, 1837; synonymized by A. Legrain (i.l. 08.iv.2018); had been synonymized with Agrotis ignicollis Walker, 1857 by R. W. Poole (1989: 645).
PUBLICATION Hampson G. F. 1911. Descriptions of new genera and species of Syntomidae, Arctiadae, Agaristidae, and Noctuidae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 8(46):393-445.
PAGINATION 417-418

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