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

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Genus:
Nipteria Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 10 : 223.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Nipteria incoloraria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 10: 224. [; 1858, ibidem Atlas: pl.16, fig.3]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 140.

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included BUTOA Walker, 1863; GYPSARA Walker, 1861; NIPTERIA Guenée, 1858; SINGIDAVA Walker, 1863; and UPENORA Burmeister, 1878 as junior synonyms of NEPHODIA Hübner, 1823.

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