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

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Genus:
Nephile ; Butler, 1879 . Cist. ent. 2 : 393.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Incorrect Subsequent Spelling

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : MACROGLOSSINAE : MACROGLOSSINI : MACROGLOSSINA

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

An incorrect subsequent spelling of Nephele Hübner, [1819].

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Senior name:
Nephele Hübner, 1819: 133.


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