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

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Genus:
Nassinia Fletcher, 1979 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 3 : 135.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Nassunia bupaliata Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1141. [(of Nassunia Walker, 1862)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 3 male SOUTH AFRICA: [Natal], Port Natal [Durban], (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Established as an objective replacement name NASSUNIA Walker, 1862.

Parsons et al. (1999) included NASSUNIA Walker, 1862 as a jnuior synonym of NASSINIA Fletcher, 1979.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 3 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus NASSINIA.

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Junior name(s):
Nassinia Prout, ? Year: ? Page.
Nassunia Walker, 1862: 1107 (key), 1141.


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