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

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Genus:
Gazera Herrich-Schäffer, 1853 . Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1(1) : wrapper, pl.4, fig.15.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : CASTNIIDAE : CASTNIINAE

Type-species:
Gazera heliconioides Herrich-Schäffer, 1853. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.4, fig.15.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Boisduval, [1875] 1874, in Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Insectes (Spec. gén. Lépid. Hétérocères) 1: 543 incorrectly attributed to himself the authorship of Gazera Herrich-Schäffer, [1853].

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Junior name(s):
Gazaera ; Walker, 1865: 43.


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