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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Cladus: Macroheterocera
Superfamilia: Noctuoidea

Familia: Erebidae
Subfamilia: Arctiinae
Tribus: Arctiini
Subtribus: Callimorphina
Genus: Nikaea
Species: N. longipennis – N. matsumurai

Nikaea Moore in Hewitson & Moore, 1879

Type species: Hypercompa longipennis Walker, 1855
Incorrect spelling

Nicaea auct.

Moore, F., 1859 [1860]: in: Horsfield, T. & Moore, F. A Catalogue of the lepidopterous Insects in the Museum of Natural History at the East-India House 2: 440+6+7 pp., pl. 13-22, 7a-13a, London.

Nikaea is a genus of tiger moths in the family Erebidae.

The genus consists of two species.

Nikaea longipennis (Walker, 1855)
Found in Kumaon, Nepal, Sikkim, Assam, China (Sichuan, Yunnan, Shaanxi, Hubei, Jiangxi, Zhejiang, Fujian).
Nikaea matsumurai Kishida, 1983
Found in Taiwan and Ryukyu in Japan.

Pitkin, Brian & Jenkins, Paul. "Search results Family: Arctiidae". Butterflies and Moths of the World. Natural History Museum, London.
Savela, Markku. "Nikaea Moore, 1879". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved February 10, 2018.

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