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

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Nychiodes Lederer, 1853 . Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 3 : 177 [list], 216 [key], 219.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Geometra lividaria Hübner, 1799. Samml. eur. Schmett. 5: pl.26, fig.141.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Guenée , 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. (Spec. gén. Lépid.), 9: 221.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

G. lividaria is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena obscuraria Villers, 1789, Caroli Linn. Ent. 2: 325.

Parsons et al. (1999) included COMEESIA Wehrli, 1941; EUNYCHIODES Wehrli, 1941; and FRITZWAGNERIA Wehrli, 1941 as junior synonyms of NYCHIODES Lederer, 1853.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 26 species and 27 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus NYCHIODES.

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