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

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Genus:
Nedra Clarke, 1940 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Bull. S. Calif. Acad. Sci. 39 : 39.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Cloantha ramosula Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 6: 114, pl.9, fig.1.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male [U.S.A.]: Géorgie, Savannah, (MNHN, Paris)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Unknown

Notes:
Poole (1989) included NEDRA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included 8 species in the genus NEDRA.

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