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

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Genus:
Monosyntaxis Swinhoe, 1901 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 7 : 466.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Monotaxis trimaculata Hampson, 1900. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 2: 182. [(of Monotaxis Hampson, 1900)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) BORNEO: [Sabah], Kina Balu, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Monosyntaxis was established as the objective replacement name for Monotaxis Hampson, 1900.

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Junior name(s):
Monotaxis Hampson, 1900: xi (index), 83, 181.


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