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

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Genus:
Microhelia Hampson, 1908 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7 : 8 [key].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HELIOTHINAE

Type-species:
Heliodes angelica Smith, 1900. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 22: 484.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1910. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 9: 463.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype [U.S.A.]: California, Los Angeles County, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Available, but without included species until Hampson, 1910, ibidem 9:xiv, 463.

Poole (1989) included MICROHELIA in the subfamily HELIOTHINAE.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus MICROHELIA.

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