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

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Genus:
Microthyris Lederer, 1863 . Wien. ent. Monatschr. 7 : 272 [key], 432.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Botys prolongalis GuenĂ©e, 1854. Hist. nat. Ins. 8: 353.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Shibuya , 1928. J. Fac. Agric. Hokkaido imp. Univ. 22: 203.

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats MICROTHYRIS in the CRAMBIDAE: SPILOMELINAE.

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