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

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Genus:
Eumicremma Berio, 1954 . Mém. Inst. sci. Madag. (E) 5 : 139.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : EUSTROTIINAE

Type-species:
Micra minima Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 6: 246.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [WEST INDIES]: [Virgin Is], I'le Saint-Thomas, (MNHN, Paris).. (not found in MNHN, Paris nor in BMNH)

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Eumicremma was proposed for M. minima on the basis of 1 male & 1 female from Madagascar. Berio stated that the male had been compared for him with Guenée's type in BMNH. I have been unable to find this type, so it is probable that the male from Madagadagasar had been compared only with the series of specimens in BMNH, as listed by Hampson, 1910, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 10: 152, and not with the type itself. The specimens of this series range in distribution from U.S.A. to South Africa and probably represent more than one species.

Poole (1989: 383) included ANTHOPHILA Ochsenheimer, 1816; PORPHYRINIA Hübner, 1821; EROMENE Hübner, 1821; TROTHISA Hübner, 1821; ECTHETIS übner, 1823; ODICE Hübner, 1823; HELIOMANES Sodoffsky, 1837; MICROPHISA Boisduval, 1840; MICRA Guenée, 1841; MICROPHYSA Guenée, 1841; GLAPHYRA Guenée, 1841; THALPOCHARES Lederer, 1853; MIXOCHARIS Lederer, 1853; MESTLETA Walker, 1865; EUMESTLETA Butler, 1892; THALOMICRA Spuler, 1907; POLYORYCTA Warren, 1911; GYOPHORA Warren, 1913; EUMICREMMA Berio, 1954; and RHYPAGLA Nye, 1975 as junior synonyms of EUBLEMMA Hübner, 1821.

Poole (1989: 143) included MESTLETA Walker, 1865; and MATAEOMERA Butler, 1886 (as METAEOMERA Butler, 1886) as junior synonyms of AUTOBA Walker, 1863.

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