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

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Genus:
Microlimax Hampson, 1896 . Fauna Br. India (Moths) 4 : 484.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : EPIPYROPIDAE

Type-species:
Microlimax pallidipuncta Hampson, 1896. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 4: 484, fig.256.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SRI LANKA] CEYLON: Hambantota, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Microlimax was established in the Limacodidae; it was placed in the Epipyropidae by Hering, 1931, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 721.

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