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

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Genus:
Napuca Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (26) : 1693.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Napuca orciferaria Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1693.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) ARCTIC AMERICA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included APOASPILATES Wehrli, 1954; ASPILATA Unger, 1856; ASPILATES Treitschke, 1827; ERSCHOFFIA Swinhoe, 1900; EVERSMANNIA Erschoff, 1871; NAPUCA Walker, 1863 [February 14]; NYCTIPHANTA Hulst, 1896; PARALLELA Sodoffsky, 1837; PSEUDOSIONA Butler, 1893; SEMIASPILATES Wehrli, 1953; SINOPE Gumppenberg, 1887; and TOXOGRAMMIA Gumppenberg, 188 as junior synonyms of ASPITATES Treitschke, 1825.

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