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

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Genus:
Micrapatetis Meyrick, 1897 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1897 : 369.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Micrapatetis orthozona Meyrick, 1897. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 369.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 7 (male & female) AUSTRALIA: Qd, Duaringa, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MICRAPATETIS in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included AXIORATA Turner, 1902 as a junior synonym of MICRAPATETIS Meyrick, 1897.

Poole (1989) included 9 species in the genus MICRAPATETIS.

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Junior name(s):
Micrapathetis ; Strand, 1912: 74.


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