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

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Genus:
Microphaea Hampson, 1910 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 10 : 6 [key], 329.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Microphaea nyctichroa Hampson, 1910. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 10: 329, fig.96.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 females PANAMA: La Chorrera, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus MICROPHAEA.

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