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

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Genus:
Neopalthis Druce, 1891 . Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera) 1 : 475.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Neopalthis madates Druce, 1891. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera), 1: 475, pl.39, figs 16, 17.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female PANAMA & MEXICO: Volcan de Chiriqui & Coatepec, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included NEOPALTHIS in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus NEOPALTHIS.

See also electronic Biologia centrali americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera volume 1

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