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

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Genus:
Microsemia ; Gumppenberg, 1887 . Nova Acta Acad. Caesar. Leop. Carol. 49 : 329, 340. [1895, ibidem 64: 451.]

Status:
Incorrect Subsequent Spelling

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

An incorrect subsequent spelling; the generic name was attributed by Gumppenberg to Herrich-Schäffer, an incorrect authorship.

See: MICROSEMA Hübner, 1823.

Parsons et al. (1999) included BRACHYSTICHIA Warren, 1904; GYNOPTERYX Guenée, 1857; and LISSOSTOLODES Warren, 1895 as junior synonyms of MICROSEMA Hübner, 1823.

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Senior name:
Microsema Hübner, 1823: 32.


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