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

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Genus:
Palaeomicra Meyrick, 1885 . N.Z. J. Sci. Dunedin 2 : 592.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
MICROPTERIGOIDEA : MICROPTERIGIDAE

Type-species:
Palaeomicra chrysargyra Meyrick, 1885. N.Z. J. Sci. Dunedin 2: 592.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Meyrick , 1912. Genera Insect. 132: 7.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Palaeomicra Meyrick, 1886 and Micropardalis Meyrick, 1912 were both established to denote subgenera of Sabatinca Walker, 1863 and were both raised to generic level by Minet, 1985, Nouvelle Revue D'Entomologie 2 (3) : 29.

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