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

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Genus:
Micranthops Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 203.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Capnodes alceste Druce, 1890. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera), 1: 417, pl.33, fig.24.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) PANAMA: Chiriqui, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MICRANTHOPS in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus MICRANTHOPS.

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