Nelo (genus)

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Genus: Nelo
Walker, 1854
Type species
Nelo discalis
Walker, 1854
  • Nelo altera
  • Nelo basalis
  • Nelo coccineata
  • Nelo discalis

Nelo is a genus of moths in the family Geometridae. Members of this genus are generally black with pectinate antennae.[1] Although originally placed in the family Lithosiidae (Arctiidae), this genus was transferred to the Geometridae.[2] The range of Nelo includes Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Peru.[3]


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