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

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Genus:
Microrthosia Berio, 1980 . Annali Mus. civ. Stor. nat. Giacomo Doria 83 : 8, 17.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Noctua cruda Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 77.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna district, (? Depository).. (Collection destroyed, Horn & Kahle, 1936, Ent. Beih. Berl.-Dahlem 3: 243)

Notes:
Microrthosia was established as a subgenus of Orthosia Ochsenheimer, 1816.

Poole (1989) included ORTHOA Billberg, 1820; MONIMA Hübner, 1821; CUPHANOA Hübner, 1821; SEMIOPHORA Stephens, 1829; TAENIOCAMPA Guenée, 1839; CYPHONOA Agassiz, 1847 (as CYPHONA on page 741); EUCHORISTEA Warren, 1910 (as EUCHORISTA on page 741); ERYTHROTIS Bryk, 1949; ANCATA Capuse, 1958; ANORTHOA Berio, 1980; CORORTHOSIA Berio, 1980; and MICRORTHOSIA Berio, 1980 as junior synonyms of ORTHOSIA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

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