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Current Comb:OXICESTA nervosa Villers, 1789
Original Comb:PHALAENA (BOMBYX) nervosa Villers, 1789
MS Comb:
Tribe:Tribe unassigned
Last updated by Justin Ollerenshaw - 24/08/2011

Original publication details:

Scientific Name of Taxon:  nervosa        Original Rank:  ?   
Current Status:  Valid Name     Current Rank:  SPECIES
Original Combination:  PHALAENA (BOMBYX) nervosa Villers, 1789
Comments:  Incorrectly treated by Fibiger et al. (2009) as a junior homonym of Noctua nervosa [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775 (now Simyra nervosa) (I.J. Kitching, 04/09/2014).
Original Description Reference:    

Current valid name:

Current Valid Name:  OXICESTA nervosa Villers, 1789   
Current Valid Name Reference: