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

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Genus:
Nucara Rindge, 1986 . Am. Mus. Novit. (No. 2838) : 40.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Nucara recurva Rindge, 1986. Am. Mus. Novit. : 41, fig'd.

Type-species designation:
? by original designation/monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male CHILE: Linares, Fundo Malcho, in mountains of Parral area, (AMNH, New York)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus NUCARA.

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