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

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Genus:
Mira Staudinger, 1887 . Mém. Lépid. 3 : 212.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : MIRINIDAE

Type-species:
Mira christophi Staudinger, 1887. In: Romanoff, Mém. Lépid. 3: 212, pl.12, fig.6.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

A junior homonym of Mira Schellenberg, 1803, Genres Mouches Diptères: 68, pl.14, - Insecta, Diptera. The objective replacement name is Mirina Staudinger, 1892.

Mira Staudinger, 1887 is transferred with its objective replacement name Mirina Staudinger, 1892 from the Bombycidae to the Mirinidae; Minet, 1986, Alexanor 14 (7) : 303.

See MIRINA Staudinger, 1892.

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Senior name:
Mirina Staudinger, 1892: 324.


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