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

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Genus:
Nelopsis Warren, 1895 . Novit. zool. 2 : 123.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Mennis nasuta Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 180.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [COLOMBIA]: New Granada, Bogota, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included NELOPSIS Warren, 1895 as a junior synonym of MELANOPTILON Herrich-Schäffer, 1855.

Pitkin (2002) included Sangala Walker, 1854; Nelo Walker, 1854; Melanoptilon Herrich-Schäffer, 1855; and Nelopsis Warren, 1895 as junior synonyms of Drymoea Walker, 1854.

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