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

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Genus:
Microtome Warren, 1899 . Novit. zool. 6 : 352.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Microtome trigonata Warren, 1899. Novit. zool. 6: 352.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males [NEW GUINEA]: [Louisiade Archipelago], Rossel Island, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included EPITHERAPIS Warren, 1906 as a junior synonym of MICROTOME Warren, 1899.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 6 species in the genus MICROTOME.

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