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

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Genus:
Momonipta Warren, 1897 . Novit. zool. 4 : 421.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOTODONTIDAE : DIOPTINAE

Type-species:
Momonipta albiplaga Warren, 1897. Novit. zool. 4: 421.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) COLOMBIA: R. Dagua, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) and Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

This genus was originally proposed in the Geometridae, but has since been transferred to the Dioptidae by Prout, 1918, Novit. zool. 25: 412.

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