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

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Genus:
Nigasa Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (4) : 853. [Nomenclaturally available, but without included species until Walker, 1860 ibidem 21: 287.]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : OENOCHROMINAE

Type-species:
Nigasa subpurpurea Walker, 1860. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 287.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRALIA]: Tasmania, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Geometridae in Wikipedia.

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