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

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Genus:
Gissarus Watson, Fletcher & Nye, 1980 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 2 : 78.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : LYMANTRIIDAE

Type-species:
Ocneropsis relictus Kozhanchikov, 1950. Fauna SSSR (n.s.), 42(Lepid. 12): 377, fig.183. [(of Ocneropsis Kozhanchikov, 1950)]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) U.S.S.R.: [Tadzhikistan], Gissar Mts, R. Varzob valley, Kondara caves, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Established as an objective replacement name for OCNEROPSIS Kozhanchikov, 1950.

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Junior name(s):
Ocneropsis Kozhanchikov, 1950: 376.


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