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

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Genus:
Nisista Walker, 1860 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (21) : 278 [key], 293.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Nisista notodontaria Walker, 1860. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 294.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [AUSTRALIA]: Tasmania, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

See also: Vunga Walker, 1865.

Parsons et al. (1999) included SYMMIGES Turner, 1919; and VUNGA Walker, 1865 [April 29] as junior synonyms of NISISTA Walker, 1860.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 3 species in the genus NISISTA.

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