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

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Genus:
Fascellina Walker, 1860 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (20) : 67, 215.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Fascellina chromataria Walker, 1860. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 215.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female CEYLON [SRI LANKA]: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 28 species in the genus FASCELLINA.

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Junior name(s):
Fascellina Walker, 1859: 288.
Nysis Moore, 1867: 79.


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