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

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Genus:
Neopaniasis Rapp, 1945 . Ent. News 56 : 117.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Paniasis aleopetra Druce, 1890. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 500, pl.42, fig.9. [(of Paniasis Druce, 1890)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [COLOMBIA]: Interior of Colombia, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Neopaniasis was proposed as the objective replacement name for Paniasis Druce, 1890.

Parsons et al. (1999) included PANIASIS Druce, 1890 as a junior synonym of NEOPANIASIS Rapp, 1945.

Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus NEOPANIASIS.

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Junior name(s):
Paniasis Druce, 1890: 500.


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