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

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Genus:
Nycterephes Turner, 1906 . Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 30 : 135.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Nycterephes coracopa Turner, 1906. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 30: 136.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male AUSTRALIA: W[estern] A[ustralia], Bridgetown, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species in the genus NYCTEREPHES.

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