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

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Genus:
Nirvanopsis Vane-Wright, 2003 , in Vane-Wright & Jong. Zool. Verh. Leiden 343 : 181.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : SATYRINAE : SATYRINI

Type-species:
Nirvana hypnus Tsukada & Nishiyama, 1979. Mem. Tsukada Coll. : 11, figs 17-18.

Type-species designation:
(through Article 67.8 (replacement names)) .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nirvanopsis Vane-Wright, 2003, in Vane-Wright and de Jong Ent. Verhanelingen 343: 181 was proposed as the objective replacement name (as new name) for Nirvana Tsukada & Nishiyama 1979, a junior homonym of Nirvana Kirkaldy, 1900 (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Nirvana Tsukada & Nishiyama, 1979: 11.


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