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

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Genus:
Anticypella Meyrick, 1892 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1892 : 101 [key], 108.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Nychiodes gigantaria Staudinger, 1897. Dt. ent. Z. 10: 48, pl.1, fig.32.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - both sexes [U.S.S.R.]: Amur district, River Suifun; Sutschan, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

N. gigantaria is a junior subjective synonym of Medasina diffusaria Leech, 1897 April, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 19: 432.

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

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