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

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Genus:
Micriantha Hampson, 1908 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7 : 4 [key].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HELIOTHINAE

Type-species:
Heliothis decorata Frivaldszky, 1845. Evk. Kiral. Magy. Term. Tars. 1: 186, pl.3, fig.2.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [TURKEY]: [Bursa] Brussa, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Available, but without included species until Hampson, 1910, ibidem 9: xiv, 486.

Poole (1989) included MICRIANTHA in the subfamily HELIOTHINAE.

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

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