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

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Genus:
Neolythria Alphéraky, 1892 , in Romanoff. Mém. Lépid. 6 : 71, figs.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Neolythria abraxaria Alphéraky, 1892. In: Romanoff, Mém. Lépid. 6: 72, pl.3, figs 8a, 8b.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males, 1 female [CHINA]: Szechwan, Tcha-tji-kou-Tchangla, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included INCUDIFERA Fletcher, 1979; and KATASCHISIA Fletcher, 1979 as junior synonyms of NEOLYTHRIA Alphéraky, 1892.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 15 species and 7 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus NEOLYTHRIA.

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