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

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Genus:
Microdes Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 10 : 296.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Microdes villosata Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 10: 297. [; 1858, ibidem Atlas: pl.15, fig.8]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Meyrick , 1917. Trans. N.Z. Inst. 49: 252.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Lectotype - female [AUSTRALIA]: Tasmanie [Tasmania], (MNHN, Paris)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Unknown

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included OESYMNA Walker, 1869 as a junior synonym of MICRODES Guenée, 1857.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 13 species in the genus MICRODES.

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