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

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Genus:
Lusia Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (13) : 1079 [key], 1113.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Lusia geometroides Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1113.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype SRI LANKA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) and Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior homonym of Lusia Milne-Edwards, 1836, in Lamarck, Hist. nat. Anim. sans Vert├Ębres (Edn 2) 2: 72 - Bryozoa. The objective replacement name is Amilaga Swinhoe, 1901.

See: AMILAGA Swinhoe, 1901.

Poole (1989) included LUSIA Walker, 1858 as a junior synonym of AMILAGA Swinhoe, 1901.

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Senior name:
Amilaga Swinhoe, 1901: 16.


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