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

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Genus:
Nepterotaea McDunnough, 1920 . Bull. Dep. Agric. Can. ent. Brch. 18 : 38.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Pterotaea obliviscata Barnes & McDunnough, 1918. Contr. nat. Hist. Lepid. N. Am. 4: 152, pl.21, fig.21.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male [U.S.A.]: Arizona, Cochise County, Chiricahua Mountains, Paradise, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Rindge, 1973

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 7 species in the genus NEPTEROTAEA.

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