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

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Genus:
Nephelistis Hampson, 1905 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 5 : xi [index], 250.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Nephelistis congenitalis Hampson, 1905. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 5: 250, fig.46.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male GUATEMALA: Las Mercedes, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 16 species in the genus NEPHELISTIS.

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