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

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Lacipa Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (4) : 780 [key], 790.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Liparis picta Boisduval, 1847. In: Delegorgue, Voy. Afrique austr. 2: 599.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1905. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 3: 403.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [RHODESIA]: [Matabeleland] Pays de Massilicatzi, (? Depository)..

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Massilicatzi probably refers to the first Matabele chief, also spelt as Mzilikazi, Msilikazi or Moselekatse. We are most grateful to Dr D. Kroon of Sasolburg, South Africa, for this information.

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Junior name(s):
Microgymna Wallengren, 1865: 38.

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