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

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Genus:
Nyctycia Hampson, 1906 , in Hewitson & Moore. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6 : xi [index], 299.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Bombycia persimilis Hampson, 1894. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 2: 206, fig.125.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male INDIA: [Punjab], Dharmsala, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus NYCTYCIA.

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