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

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Genus:
Midila Walker, 1859 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (16) : 3 [key], 8.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : MIDILINAE

Type-species:
Midila attacalis Walker, 1859. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 8.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Midila was established in the Platydidae, now included in the Noctuidae Ophiderinae; it was placed in the Pyralidae Schoenobiinae by Hampson, 1896 Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1895: 900 903; and in a new subfamily, the Pyralidae Midilinae, by Munroe, 1958 Proc. 10th int. Congr. Ent. 1: 302.

MIDILA was included within the subfamily CRAMBIDAE: MIDILINAE by Munroe & Solis, in Kristensen (1999).

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