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

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Genus:
Tascia Walker, 1856 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (7) : 1600.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : ZYGAENIDAE : PROCRIDINAE

Type-species:
Tascia chrysotelus Walker, 1856. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1600.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: [Durban] Port Natal, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

T. chrysotelus is a junior subjective synonym of Euchromia finalis Walker, 1854, ibidem 1: 245.

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Junior name(s):
Tassia ; Druce, 1910: 402.


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