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

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Genus:
Hysibada Walker, 1865 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (32) : 497.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : LYMANTRIIDAE

Type-species:
Hysibada varipes Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 498.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: Natal, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) and Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Hysibada was established in the Limacodidae; it was placed in the Bombycidae by Kirby, 1892, Synonymic Cat. Lepid. Heterocera 1: 716; and was placed in the Lymantriadae, now Lymantriidae, by Hampson, 1905, Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 3: 411.

See also Woerdenia Snellen, 1872.

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