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

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Genus:
Nyssia Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (5) : 1102 [key], 1132.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : LIMACODIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

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

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Butler , 1878. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 74.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

A junior homonym of Nyssia Duponchel, 1829, in Godart & Duponchel, Hist. nat. Lépid. Papillons Fr. 7 (2): 106, 283, - Lepid., Geometridae. The objective replacement name is Neomiresa Butler, 1878.

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Senior name:
Neomiresa Butler, 1878: 74.


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