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

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Genus:
Nyssiodes Oberthür, 1880 . Étud. ent. 5 : 44.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Nyssiodes olgaria Oberthür, 1880. Étud. ent. 5: 44, pl.4, fig.12.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 3 male [USSR]: [S.E. of Vladivostok], Askold Island, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

N. olgaria is a junior subjective synonym of Biston lefuarius Erschoff, 1872, Horae Soc. ent. ross. 8: 317.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 4 species in the genus NYSSIODES.

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