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

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Genus:
Micragrotis Hampson, 1903 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 4 : xii [index], 148.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Micragrotis axylides Hampson, 1903. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 4: 150, fig.56.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males [INDIA]: Punjab, Mean Meer, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 15 species in the genus MICRAGROTIS.

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