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

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Genus:
Micromania Christoph, 1893 . Dt. ent. Z. 6 : 93.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Micromania turcomanica Christoph, 1893. Dt. ent. Z. 6: 93.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [U.S.S.R.]: [Turkmenistan], Askhabad, Aidere, (ZIRAS, St Petersburg)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Christoph attributed Micromania to Alphéraky.

Poole (1989) included GRACILIPALPUS Calberla, 1888; MICROMANIA Christoph, 1893; and SCIOPTILA Warren, 1911 as junior synonyms of ANTHRACIA Hübner, 1823.

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