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

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Genus:
Micromonodes Hampson, 1908 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7 : 4 [key].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Thalpochares guarama Schaus, 1904. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 30: 162.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1909. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 8: 565.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: Sao Paulo, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Available, but without included species until Hampson, 1909, ibidem 8:xiv, 565.

Poole (1989) included MICROMONODES in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included 6 species in the genus MICROMONODES.

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