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

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Genus:
Numia Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 403.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Numia terebintharia Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 403.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 142.

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males HAITI: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 5 species in the genus NUMIA.

Pitkin (2002) included Chloraspilates Packard, 1876 as a junior synonym of Numia Guenée, 1857.

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