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

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Genus:
Nephodia Hübner, 1823 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2 : 32. [also idem, [1825] 1816, Verz. bekannter Schmett.: 312.]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Nephodia nubilaria Hübner, 1823. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: 32, pl.[69], figs 395, 396.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [BRAZIL]: Rio [de] Janeiro, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included BUTOA Walker, 1863; GYPSARA Walker, 1861; NIPTERIA Guenée, 1858; SINGIDAVA Walker, 1863; and UPENORA Burmeister, 1878 as junior synonyms of NEPHODIA Hübner, 1823.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 177 species and 6 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus NEPHODIA.

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