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

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Genus:
Nesochlide Perkins, 1901 . Ent. mon. Mag. 37 : 216.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Nesochlide epixantha Perkins, 1901. Ent. mon. Mag. 37: 216.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - male [HAWAII]: Oahu, in mountains, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included ACRODREPANIS Perkins, 1901; NESOCHLIDE Perkins, 1901; and SISYROPHYTA Meyrick, 1899 as junior synonyms of SCOTORYTHRA Butler, 1883.

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