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

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Genus:
Neaerasa Staudinger, 1892 , in Romanoff. Mém. Lépid. 6 : 298.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Unnecessary Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : LIMACODIDAE : LIMACODINAE

Type-species:
Neaera chloris Herrich-Schäffer, 1854. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.37, fig.176. [(of NEAERA Herrich-Schäffer, 1854)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher & Nye , 1982. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 4: 120.

Type specimens:
Type(s) NORTH AMERICA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Proposed unnecessarily as an objective replacement name for Neaera Herrich-Schäffer, [1854]. Staudinger was evidently unaware that Parasa Moore, [1860], had already been proposed.

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Senior name:
Parasa Moore, 1860: 413.


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