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

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Genus:
Narthecusa Walker, 1862 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (24) : 1107 [key], 1140.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Narthecusa tenuiorata Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1140.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 4, both sexes [GHANA]: Ashanti, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

See also: Nolera Mabille, 1890.

Parsons et al. (1999) included NEGLA Walker, 1861 [December 14]; and NOLERA Mabille, 1890 as junior synonyms of NARTHECUSA Walker, 1862.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species and 7 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus NARTHECUSA.

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