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

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Neomiresa Butler, 1878 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1878 : 74.    [BHLBHL]

Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : LIMACODIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Nyssia argentata Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1134.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

N. argentata is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena clarissa Stoll, 1790, in Cramer, Uitlandsche Kapellen (Papillons exot.) (Aanhangsel): 153, pl.34, fig.3.

Neomiresa was established as the objective replacement name for Nyssia Walker, 1855.

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Junior name(s):
Nyssia Walker, 1855: 1102 (key), 1132.

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