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

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Genus:
Neotephria Prout, 1914 . Gross-Schmett. Erde. 4 : 237.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Cidaria ramalaria Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875. Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.132, fig.31.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Prout , 1939. Reise öst. Fregatte Novara 12: 275.

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - female(s) [INDIA]: Himalaya, Lahul, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of vol. 4 of Seitz containing page 237 is stated on page 233 of both the German and English editions to be 18.iv.1914. The date of the part of vol. 12 containing page 275 is stated on page 269 to be 1.iv.1939.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 3 species in the genus NEOTEPHRIA.

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