Lycaena nisa Wallace, 1866 was described from Formosa (Taiwan) and is here recognized as a senior subjective synonym of Lycaena alsulus Herrich-Schäffer, 1869. It is resurrected to serve as the valid name, Famegana nisa (Wallace, 1866), comb nov. of the species commonly known as Famegana alsulus . The name Zizera taiwana Sonan, 1938 ( syn. nov.), also described from Formosa, is recognized as a junior subjective synonym of L. nisa . Another name, Zizeeria alsulus eggletoni Corbet, 1941 ( syn. nov.), described from Hong Kong is also considered a junior subjective synonym of L. nisa . Moreover, all former synonyms of alsulus automatically become new junior synonyms for nisa. This species occurs in the Oriental and Australian regions and western Pacific.