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

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Genus:
Micrurapteryx Spuler, 1910 , in Hoffmann. Schmett. Eur. 2 : 409.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GRACILLARIOIDEA : GRACILLARIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Gracillaria kollariella Zeller, 1839. Isis, Leipzig : 209.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Ely , 1918. Proc. ent. Soc. Wash. 19: 42, 70.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

The type-species was attributed by Zeller to F[ischer von] R[österstamm] an incorrect authorship. The type-species was established in combination with the generic name * Gracilaria at that time an incorrect subsequent spelling of Gracillaria Haworth, 1828.

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