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

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Genus:
Microsemyra Butler, 1883 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1883 : 155.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Microsemyra pallida Butler, 1883. In: Hewitson & Moore, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 155.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [INDIA]: [Madhya Pradesh], Mhow, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MICROSEMYRA Butler, 1883 as a junior synonym of SESAMIA Guenée, 1852.

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