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

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Genus:
Neviasca Walker, 1859 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (16) : 199.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Neviasca tespisalis Walker, 1859. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 200.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male BORNEO: SARAWAK: ? Locality, (UM, Oxford)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Swinhoe, 1900, Cat. east. and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera 2: 200 (as type)

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Neviasca Walker, [1859], ibidem, 16: 7, - Lepid., Nocyuiodae. The objective replacement name is Cardalena Walker, 1859.

See: CARDALENA Walker, 1859.

Poole (1989) included NEVIASCA Walker, 1859; CARDALENA Walker, 1859; and GABRISA Walker, 1866 as junior synonyms of BERTULA Walker, 1859.

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Senior name:
Cardalena Walker, 1859: 888.


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