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

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Genus:
Nycticleptes Turner, 1939 . Proc. R. Soc. Qd 50 : 141.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : OENOCHROMINAE

Type-species:
Nycticleptes lechriodesma Turner, 1939. Proc. R. Soc. Qd 50: 142.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male AUSTRALIA: South Australia, Purnong, near Murray Bridge, (MVA, Victoria)..

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

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