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

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Genus:
Macrobarasa Hampson, 1912 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 11 : xiii [index], 442.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOLIDAE : CHLOEPHORINAE

Type-species:
Blenina xantholopha Hampson, 1896. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 4: 526.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male INDIA: [Assam], Khasis, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MACROBARASA in the subfamily NOCTUIDAE: SARROTHRIPINAE, which are included as a tribe within the NOLIDAE: CHLOEPHORINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus MACROBARASA.

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Junior name(s):
Microbarasa ; Neave, 1940: 148.


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