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

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Genus:
Nyctiphanta Hulst, 1896 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23 : 320 [key], 336.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Nyctiphanta laetula Hulst, 1896. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23: 336.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [U.S.A.]: ?Arizona, (AMNH, New York).. [?incorrect locality]

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included APOASPILATES Wehrli, 1954; ASPILATA Unger, 1856; ASPILATES Treitschke, 1827; ERSCHOFFIA Swinhoe, 1900; EVERSMANNIA Erschoff, 1871; NAPUCA Walker, 1863 [February 14]; NYCTIPHANTA Hulst, 1896; PARALLELA Sodoffsky, 1837; PSEUDOSIONA Butler, 1893; SEMIASPILATES Wehrli, 1953; SINOPE Gumppenberg, 1887; and TOXOGRAMMIA Gumppenberg, 188 as junior synonyms of ASPITATES Treitschke, 1825.

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