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

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Genus:
Nechesia Walker, 1862 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (24) : 1104.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HYPENINAE

Type-species:
Nechesia albotentata Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1104.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Lectotype Desig. by:Swinhoe, 1900, Cat. east. and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera 2: 206 (as type)

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Nechesia when originally proposed contained a second species, but this was doubtfully included and, under the Code, Article 68 (c), is not eligible for selection as type-species.

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

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