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

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Genus:
Murgisa Walker, 1864 . J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.) 7 : 193.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Murgisa orgyoides Walker, 1864. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. (Zool.), 7: 193.    [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: 200

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MURGISA in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus MURGISA.

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