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

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Genus:
Miracavira Franclemont, 1937 . Can. Ent. 69 : 130.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Momaphana sylvia Dyar, 1913. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 44: 292.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) MEXICO: Tehuacan; Guadalajara; Zacualpan and Cuernavaca & S. Arizona, (BMNH, London).. A total of 7 male & 5 female syntyoes from U.S.A. & Mexico are deposited in the BMNH.

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus MIRACAVIRA.

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