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

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Genus:
Microgonia Herrich-Schäffer, 1855 . Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1(1) : wrappers, pl.62, fig.348, pl.65, figs 368, 369. [[1856], ibidem 1: 28, 41.]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Microgonia rhodaria Herrich-Schäffer, 1855. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.62, fig.348.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Warren , 1895. Novit. zool. 2: 146.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - male BRAZIL: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

See also: Mucronodes Guenée, 1857.

Parsons et al. (1999) included MUCRONODES Guenée, 1857 as a juniors synonym of MICROGONIA Herrich-Schäffer, 1855.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 5 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus MICROGONIA.

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