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

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Silvaspica Schultze, 1925 . Philipp. J. Sci. 28 : 572.

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Silvaspica baletensis Schultze, 1925. Philipp. J. Sci. 28: 572, text-fig.1, pl.1, fig.1.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) PHILIPPINE ISLANDS: Luzon Island, Nueva Vizcaya Province, near Balete Pass; Isabela Province, San Antonio, (? Depository)..

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

This genus was originally proposed in the Drepanulidae (now Drepanidae), but was transferred to the Geometridae by Prout, 1932, J. fed. Malay St. Mus. 17: 55, when he placed S. baletensis as a junior subjective synonym of Bytharia uniformis Swinhoe, 1902, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1902: 643.

Parsons et al. (1999) included LONGIPALPA Pagenstecher, 1900; and SILVASPICA Schultze, 1925 as junior synonyms of BYTHARIA Walker, 1865.

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