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

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Genus:
Nymbis Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 320.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Nymbis iniqua Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 7: 321.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1913. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 13: 115.

Type specimens:
Holotype - female BRAZIL: ? Locality, (BMNH, London).. This locality was queried by Guenée, but is probably correct

Notes:
Poole (1989: 706) included PHURYS Guenée, 1852 as a junior synonym of NYMBIS Guenée, 1852.

Poole (1989: 783 & 801) included PHURYS Guenée, 1852 as a junior synonym of PERASIA Hübner, 1823.

Poole (1989) included 5 species in the genus NYMBIS.

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