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

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Genus:
Heliconisa Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (5) : 1200 [key]. [Nomenclaturally available but without included species until Walker, 1855 [December 8], ibidem 6: 1333]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : HEMILEUCINAE

Type-species:
Heliconisa impar Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1334.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: Espirito Santo, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

H. impar is a junior subjective synonym of Nyctemera pagenstecheri Geyer, [1835], in Hübner, Samml. exot. Schmett. 3: pl.[46], figs 1, 2.

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