Nyssia Herrich-Schäffer, 1854

FAMILY Limacodidae
SUBFAMILY Limacodinae
AUTHORHerrich-Schäffer, 1854
STATUSUnavailable name
SYNONYMMiresa
PUBLICATIONHerrich-Schäffer G. A. W. 1853–1858. Sammlung neuer oder wenig bekannter aussereuropäische Schmetterlinge. Heterocera (Nachtfalter). - — (1) 1:1–84, pls 1–96 [unnumbered].
PAGINATION wrapper, pl. 37, figs 178, 179. Bhl
COMMENTSType species: Nyssia albipuncta Herrich-Schäffer, 1854. Sammlung neuer oder wenig bekannter aussereuropäische Schmetterlinge. Heterocera (Nachtfalter) (1) 1: wrapper, pl. 37, fig. 179. By subsequent designation by Fletcher, 1982. – In: Fletcher & Nye, Generic Names of Moths of the World 4: 104. A junior homonym of Nyssia Duponchel, 1829 [Geometridae]. The objective replacement name is Miresa Walker, 1855.