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

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Microdontopera Prout, 1910 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1910 : 320.    [BHLBHL]

Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Colotois chilenaria Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875. Reise √∂st. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.124, figs 6, 7. [(of Lasiops Warren, 1895)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) CHILE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Microdontopera was originally proposed as a subgenus of Salpis Mabille, 1885, and as the objective replacement name for Lasiops Warren, 1895.

Parsons et al. (1999) included ANTYGOPHANES Prout, 1910; DASYSTOLE Warren, 1907; DISTAGMA Staudinger, 1899; LASIOPS Warren, 1895; MICRODONTOPERA Prout, 1910; PSEUDOSALPIS Staudinger, 1899; and SALPIS Mabille, 1885 as junior synonym of MALLOMUS Blanchard, 1852.

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Junior name(s):
Lasiops Warren, 1895: 143.

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