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

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Genus:
Nycterosea Hulst, 1896 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23 : 256 (key), 263.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Nycterosea brunneipennis Hulst, 1896. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23: 263.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) U.S.A.: California, Alameda County, Depository unknown..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

N. brunneipennis is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena obstipata Fabricius, 1794, Ent. Syst. 3 (2): 199.

See also Percnoptilota Hulst, 1896.

Parsons et al. (1999) included NYCTEROSEA Hulst, 1896; PERCNOPTILOTA Hulst, 1896; and PLEMYRIA Hübner, 1825 as juniros synonyms of ORTHONAMA Hübner, 1825.

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Junior name(s):
Nyctosia ; Edelsten, 1939: 258.


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