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

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Genus:
Microphisa Boisduval, 1840 . Genera Index meth. Eur. Lepid. : 170.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : EUSTROTIINAE

Type-species:
Noctua jucunda Hübner, 1813. Samml. eur. Schmett. 4: pl.103, fig.486.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Desmarest , 1857. In: Chenu, Encycl. Hist. nat. (Papillons nocturnes), : 104. [(but cited for Microphysa Boisduval, an incorrect authorship of an unjustified emendation)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989: 383) included ANTHOPHILA Ochsenheimer, 1816; PORPHYRINIA Hübner, 1821; EROMENE Hübner, 1821; TROTHISA Hübner, 1821; ECTHETIS übner, 1823; ODICE Hübner, 1823; HELIOMANES Sodoffsky, 1837; MICROPHISA Boisduval, 1840; MICRA Guenée, 1841; MICROPHYSA Guenée, 1841; GLAPHYRA Guenée, 1841; THALPOCHARES Lederer, 1853; MIXOCHARIS Lederer, 1853; MESTLETA Walker, 1865; EUMESTLETA Butler, 1892; THALOMICRA Spuler, 1907; POLYORYCTA Warren, 1911; GYOPHORA Warren, 1913; EUMICREMMA Berio, 1954; and RHYPAGLA Nye, 1975 as junior synonyms of EUBLEMMA Hübner, 1821.

Poole (1989: 143) included MESTLETA Walker, 1865; and MATAEOMERA Butler, 1886 (as METAEOMERA Butler, 1886) as junior synonyms of AUTOBA Walker, 1863.

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Junior name(s):
Microphysa ; Agassiz, 1847: 233.
Microphysa ; Guenée, 1841: 233.
Mixocharis Lederer, 1853: 376.


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