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

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Genus:
Nychioptera Franclemont, 1966 . Proc. ent. Soc. Wash. 68 : 295.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Pleonectyptera noctuidalis Dyar, 1907. J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 15: 107.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male U.S.A.: Arizona, Oracle, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Franclemont, 1966, Proc. ent. Soc. Wash. 68: 300

Notes:
Poole (1989) included NYCHIOPTERA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus NYCHIOPTERA.

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