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

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Microcausta Hampson, 1895 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 16 : 340.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Microcausta ignifimbrialis Hampson, 1895. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6), 16: 340.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Microcausta was established in the Pyralidae Pyraustinae; it was transferred to the Pyralidae Crambinae by Bleszynski, 1966 Acta zool cracov. 11: 451.

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