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

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Genus:
Niphonyx Sugi, 1982 , in Inoue et al.. Moths of Japan 1 : 779.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Miana segregata Butler, 1878. Proc. ent. Soc. Wash. 12(3): 144.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type JAPAN: Honshu, Yokohama, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included NIPHONYX in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus NIPHONYX.

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