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

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Genus:
Neocomia Rougemont, 1901 . Bull. Soc. neuchâtel. Sci. nat. 29 : 372.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AMPHIPYRINAE

Type-species:
Amphipyra satinea Rougemont, 1901. Bull. Soc. neuchâtel. Sci. nat. 29: 371.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 ex. [SWITZERLAND]: Jura, Neuchatel, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Neocomia was proposed provisionally in case A. satinea later required a separate genus.

Poole (1989) included SCOTOPHILA Hübner, 1821; PYROPHILA Stephens, 1929; PHILOPYRA Guenée, 1852; and NEOCOMIA Rougemont, 1902 as junior synonyms of AMPHIPYRA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

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