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

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Genus:
Miresa Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (5) : 1103 [key], 1123.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : LIMACODIDAE : LIMACODINAE

Type-species:
Nyssia albipuncta Herrich-Schäffer, 1854. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.37, fig.179.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Moore , 1883. Lepid. Ceylon 2: 128.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Learn more about Limacodidae in Wikipedia.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to MIRESA and included species.

Junior name(s):
Nyssia Herrich-Schäffer, 1854: wrapper, pl.37, figs 178, 179.


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