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

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Genus:
Microxyla Sugi, 1982 , in Inoue et al.. Moths of Japan 1 : 890.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Rivula confusa Wileman, 1911. Novit. zool. 4: 454.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype JAPAN: Osumi, Tarumidzu, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MICROXYLA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus MICROXYLA.

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