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

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Genus:
Libisosa Walker, 1859 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (16) : 187.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Libisosa butesalis Walker, 1859. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 187.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male BORNEO [MALAYSIA]: Sarawak, (UM, Oxford)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Swinhoe, 1900, Cat. east. and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera 2: 198 (as type)

Notes:
Poole (1989) included LIBISOSA Walker, 1859; CULICULA Walker, 1863; AGINNA Walker, 1865; and NABARTHA Moore, 1885 (as NEBARTHA on page 911) as junior synonyms of SIMPLICIA Guenée, 1854.

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