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

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Genus:
Silda Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (27) : 131.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACONTIINAE

Type-species:
Silda truncatalis Walker, 1863. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 131.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male BORNEO [MALAYSIA]: Sarawak, (BMNH, London)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Hampson, 1910, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 10: 69 (as type)

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus SILDA.

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