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

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Genus:
Niphonissa Butler, 1878 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 1 : 394.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Niphonissa arida Butler, 1878. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5), 1: 394.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) JAPAN: Yokohama, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included AETHIOPODES Warren, 1902; CARIPETODES Warren, 1895; CENOCTENUCHA Warren, 1897; COROTIA Moore, 1868; LIOPTILESIA Wehrli, 1936; NIPHONISSA Butler, 1878; and PARAGONODONTIS Wehrli, 1936 as junior synonyms of ODONTOPERA Stephens, 1831.

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