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

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Genus:
Micraxylia Berio, 1962 . Annali Mus. civ. Stor. nat. Giacomo Doria 73 : 196.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Micragrotis delicatula Berio, 1939. Memorie Soc. ent. ital. 17: 50, pl.1, fig.14.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [ETHIOPIA]: Eritrea, Tessenei, (Colln E. Berio, Genoa)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 9 species in the genus MICRAXYLIA.

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