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

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Genus:
Nikaea Moore, 1879 , in Hewitson & Moore. Descr. new Ind. Lep. Coll. Atkinson (1) : 11.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Hypercompa longipennis Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 655.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BANGLADESH]: [Sylhet] Silhet, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia.

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

Junior name(s):
Nicaea ; Hampson, 1901: xii (index), 5 (key), 218.


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