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

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Genus:
Neuromelia Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 426.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Scoria selectata Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 10: 168.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female COLOMBIA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Scoria selectata was a Zeller manuscript name published by Guenée.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species in the genus NEUROMELIA.

Pitkin (2002) included Scoriopsis Warren, 1906 as a junior synonym of Neuromelia Warren, 1894.

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