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

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Genus:
Neogalea Hampson, 1906 , in Hewitson & Moore. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6 : 2 [key], 7.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Neogalea braziliensis Hampson, 1906. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6: 8, fig.2.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female BRAZIL: Rio Janeiro, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

N. braziliensis is a junior subjective synonym of Xylina esula Druce, 1889, Biologia cent.-am. (Zool.) Lepid. Heterocera 1:297, pl.28, fig. I.

Poole (1989) included NEOGALEA in the subfamily CUCULLIINAE.

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

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