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

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Genus:
Niphanda Moore, 1874 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1874 : 572.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : POLYOMMATINAE : NIPHANDINI

Type-species:
Niphanda tessellata Moore, 1874. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 572, pl.66, fig.6.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Niphanda Moore [1875], was designated as the type-genus for the new tribe Niphandini (Lyceanidae, Polyommatinae) by Eliot, 1973, Bulletin Br. Mus. nat. hist. (Ent.) 28 (6) : 442.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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