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

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Genus:
Nipista Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (12) : 772 [key], 799.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Nipista lineata Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 800.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 females VENEZUELA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

N. lineata is a junior subjective synonym of Diastema tigris Guenée, 1852.

See also: Diastema Guenée, 1852.

Poole (1989) included NIPISTA Walker, 1858 as a junior synonym of DIASTEMA Guenée, 1852.

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