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

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Genus:
Imma Walker, 1859 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (16) : 195.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
IMMOIDEA : IMMIDAE

Type-species:
Imma rugosalis Walker, 1859. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 195.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Imma was included in the "Glyphipterygidae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 117; it was transferred to the Immidae, a new family, by Heppner, 1977, J. Lepid. Soc. 31: 129.

IMMA was included within the family IMMIDAE by Dugdale et al., in Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Topaza Walker, 1864: 808.


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