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

Genus details

Return to list  Search again

Genus:
Nicaea ; Hampson, 1901 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : xii [index], 5 [key], 218.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Unjustified Emendation

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

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

An unjustified emendation of Nikaea Moore, 1879.

A junior homonym of Nicaea Robineau-Desvoidy, 1863, - Insecta, Diptera. The objective replacement name is Nikaea Moore, 1879.

Learn more about Arctiidae in Wikipedia

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to NICAEA and included species.

Senior name:
Nikaea Moore, 1879: 11.


Submit correction/addition