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

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Genus:
Pseudomicra Butler, 1892 . Entomologist 25 : 91.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Anthophila marginalis Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 802.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1926. Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 616.

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 ex. [AUSTRALIA]: [Qd], Moreton Bay, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ANTARCHAEA Hübner, 1821; PROTHYMIA Hübner, 1823; NANTHILDA Blanchard, 1840; PSEUDOMICRA Butler, 1892; and PYRALIDESTHES Warren, 1913 as junior synonyms of PHYTOMETRA Haworth, 1809.

ANTARCHAEA Hübner, 1821 was referred to the Phytometrini within the Noctuidae by Wiltshire, 1990, Fauna of Saudi Arabia 11 : 232.

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