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

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Genus:
Microdota Dognin, 1906 . Annls Soc. ent. Belg. 50 : 183.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Microdota lenistriata Dognin, 1906. Annls Soc. ent. Belg. 50: 183.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

A junior homonym of Microdota Mulsant & Rey, 1873, Hist. nat. Coléoptères France (Brévipennes): 295, Insecta, Coleoptera. The objective replacement name is Trocodima Watson nom. n. [1980].

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Senior name:
Trocodima Watson, Fletcher & Nye, 1980: 197.


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