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

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Genus:
Nelopa Billberg, 1820 . Enum. Ins. Mus. Billb. : 85.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena mundana Linnaeus, 1761. Fauna Suecica : 349.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(but cited as *muudana, an incorrect subsequent spelling by Billberg)]

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

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

A junior objective synonym of Nudaria Haworth, [1809].

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Senior name:
Nudaria Haworth, 1809: 156.


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