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

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Genus:
Negera Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (5) : 1171.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
DREPANOIDEA : DREPANIDAE : DREPANINAE

Type-species:
Negera confusa Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1172.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) AFRICA: ? Locality, (? Depository).. without precise locality. The species is widespread in W. Africa from Sierra Leone to Cameroun.

Notes:
Learn more about Drepanidae in Wikipedia.

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

Junior name(s):
Ctenogyna Felder, 1874: pl.85, fig.4.
Ctenogyne ; Gaede, 1931: 50.


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