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

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Genus:
Macrobathra Meyrick, 1883 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 7 : 425 [key]. [Nomenclaturally available but without included nominal species until Meyrick, 1886, ibidem 10: 800.]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : COSMOPTERIGIDAE

Type-species:
Macrobathra chrysotoxa Meyrick, 1886. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2), 1: 804.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Meyrick , 1912. Genera Insect. 180: 17.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included MACROBATHRA in the family COSMOPTERIGIDAE.

Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) included MACROBATHRA in the subfamily COSMOPTERIGINAE.

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