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

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Genus:
Nereidania Strand, 1910 . Societas ent. 25 : 72.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Nereis opalina Warren, 1908. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 34: 110. [(of Nereis Warren, 1908)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male CUBA: Santiago, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Nereidania was proposed as the objective replacement name for Nereis Warren, 1908.

Parsons et al. (1999) included NEREIS Warren, 1908 as a junior synonym of NEREIDANIA Strand, 1910.

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

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Junior name(s):
Nereis Warren, 1908: 110.


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