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

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Genus:
Nesaegocera Kiriakoff, 1974 , in Kiriakoff & Viette. Faune Madagascar 39 : 6 [key], 102.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Aegocera comorana Jordan, 1926. Novit. zool. 33: 374.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female MADAGASCAR: Comoro Is, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Nesaegocera in the Agaristidae is cited here as it was not included in Nye, 1975, Generic Names Moths World 1.

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

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