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

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Genus:
Siccyna Nye, 1975 . Generic Names Moths World 1 : 449.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Cynisca thisbe Fawcett, 1917. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 240, pl.1, fig.13. [(of Cynisca Fawcett, 1917)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [KENYA] BR. E. AFRICA: [Teita Hills], Kedai, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included SICCYNA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included CYNISCA Fawcett, 1917 (preoccuoied) as a junior synonym of SICCYNA Nye, 1975.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus SICCYNA.

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Junior name(s):
Cynisca Fawcett, 1918: 240.


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