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

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Genus:
Syfania Oberthür, 1893 . Étud. ent 18 : 19.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Agarista bieti Oberthür, 1886. Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. (6), 5: ccxxviii.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1901. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3: 632.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) CHINA: Tibet, Ta-tsien-lou, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus SYFANIA.

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Junior name(s):
Syphania ; Strand, 1912: 74.


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