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

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Genus:
Microxena Warren, 1897 . Novit. zool. 4 : 238.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Microxena invalida Warren, 1897. Novit. zool. 4: 238.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male BALI: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included MICROXENA Warren, 1897; and PSILOTAPHRIA Warren, 1895 as junior synonyms of EURYTAPHRIA Warren, 1893.

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