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

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Genus:
Butoa Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (26) : 1548.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Butoa orcipennata Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1549.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) VENEZUELA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included BUTOA Walker, 1863; GYPSARA Walker, 1861; NIPTERIA Guenée, 1858; SINGIDAVA Walker, 1863; and UPENORA Burmeister, 1878 as junior synonyms of NEPHODIA Hübner, 1823.

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