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

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Genus:
Palaeonyssia Harrison, 1916 . Entomologist 49 : 227.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Eubyja trisecta Warren, 1897. Novit. zool. 4: 91.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 6 males [SOUTH AFRICA]: Natal, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus PALAEONYSSIA.

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Junior name(s):
Apocheima Janse, 1917: 109.


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