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

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Genus:
Neacerea Druce, 1898 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 1 : 406.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Neacerea albiventus Druce, 1898. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 1: 406.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Collins , 1962. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (13), 5: 123.

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: Minas [Gerais] Geraes, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Neacerea probably originated from Hampson but was used and made nomenclaturally available by Druce prior to its proposal by Hampson, 1898 [December], as the name for a new genus.

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Junior name(s):
Neacerea Hampson, 1898: xx (index), 27 (key), 478.


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