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

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Genus:
Nopia Walker, 1861 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (23) : 947 [key]. [Nomenclaturally available, but without included species until Walker, 1862, ibidem 24: 1091.]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Nopia soprinataria Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1091.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) SOUTH AFRICA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

N. soprinataria is a junior subjective synonym of Panagra saxaria Guenée, 1857, in Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Insectes (Spec. gén. Lépid.) 10: 132.

Parsons et al. (1999) included CHOARA Walker, 1860 [November 10]; NOPIA Walker, 1861 [December 14] ; and THRENETA Turner, 1947 as junior synonyms of IDIODES Guenée, 1857.

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