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

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Genus:
Microcalcarifera Inoué, 1982 , in Inoue et al.. Moths of Japan 1 : 475.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Cidaria obscura Butler, 1878. Annls Soc. ent. Belg. 53: 229.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
? by original designation/monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) JAPAN: Yokohama, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus MICROCALCARIFERA.

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