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

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Genus:
Nacerasa Walker, 1866 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (35) : 1570.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Nacerasa nana Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1571.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRALIA]: Moreton Bay, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

N. nana is a junior subjective synonym of Sophta concavata Walker, [1863] 1862, ibidem 26:1759.

See also Sophta Walker, [1863].

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

This genus was originally proposed in the Geometridae, but has since been transferred to the Noctuidae, where it was placed by Hampson, 1910, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 10: 286.

Poole (1989) included PALURA Walker, 1861; GURIAUNA Walker, 1861; SOPHTA Walker, 1861; AUSINZA Walker, 1864; ZITNA Walker, 1866; NACERASA Walker, 1866; CELEOPSYCHE Butler, 1879; PSEUDEPHYRA Butler, 1886; CALLIPYRIS Meyrick, 1891; AVENTINA Butler, 1892; and TRICHOGATHA Warren, 1913 as junior synonyms of CORGATHA Walker, 1859.

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