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

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Genus:
Micreremites Warren, 1891 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 8 : 66.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Micreremites fatua Warren, 1891. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6), 8: 66.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [INDIA]: stated as `probably from [India], Calcutta', (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Micreremites was established in the Pyralidae; it was placed in the Noctuidae by Hampson, 1896 Fauna Br. India (Moths) 4: 542

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

Poole (1989) included 8 species in the genus MICREREMITES.

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