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

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Genus:
Microplitica Meyrick, 1935 . Exotic Microlepid. 4 : 601.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : ELACHISTIDAE : ELACHISTINAE

Type-species:
Microplitis desmophanes Meyrick, 1916. Exotic Microlepid. 2: 555. [(of Microplitis Meyrick, 1922)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Microplitica was established as an objective replacement name for Microplitis Meyrick, 1922, a junior homonym.

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Junior name(s):
Microplitis Meyrick, 1922: 555.


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