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

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Genus:
Strepselydna Warren, 1911 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 3 : 229.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Elydna truncipennis Hampson, 1910. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus.Mus. 9: 168, fig.59.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [INDIA]: Assam, Khasis, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

E. truncipennis is a junior subjective synonym of Graphiphora stellata Moore, 1882, in Hewitson & Moore, Descr. new Indian lepid. Insects Colln late Mr W. S. Atkinson: 119. The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 229, was stated at the top of the page as 1911 March 10th in both the English and German editions.

Poole (1989) included PROXENUS Herrich-Schäffer, 1850; ELYDNA Walker, 1858; NEBRISSA Walker, 1862; RADINACRA Butler, 1878; DADICA Moore, 1881; RADINOGOES Butler, 1886; STREPSELYDNA Warren, 1911; HYDRILLULA Tams, 1938; TECTOREA Berio, 1955 as junior synonyms of ATHETIS Hübner, 1821.

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