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

Genus details

Return to list  Search again

Genus:
Microbiston Staudinger, 1882 . Stett. ent. Ztg 43 : 60.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Microbiston tartaricus Staudinger, 1882. Stett. ent. Ztg 43: 60.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.S.R.]: [Kazakhstan], Oz. Zaysan-Lepsa, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

M. tartaricus is a junior subjective synonym of Amphidasis lanaria Eversmann, 1852, Bull. Soc. imp. Nat. Moscou 25 (1): 163.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 3 species in the genus MICROBISTON.

Learn more about Geometridae in Wikipedia

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to MICROBISTON and included species.


Submit correction/addition