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

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Genus:
Micracontia Hampson, 1895 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1895 : 301.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Micracontia batisella Hampson, 1895. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 302, fig.[12].    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male CEYLON: Hambantota, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus MICRACONTIA.

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