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

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Genus:
Niceteria Turner, 1929 . Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 53 : 297.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Satraparchis macrocosma Lower, 1899. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 24: 85. [(of Aprosita Turner, 1917)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female [AUSTRALIA]: Victoria, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Niceteria was proposed as the objective replacement name for Aprosita Turner, 1917.

Parsons et al. (1999) included APROSITA Turner, 1917 as a junior synonym of NICETERIA Turner, 1929.

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

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Junior name(s):
Aprosita Turner, 1917: 387.


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