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

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Genus:
Syllectra Hübner, 1819 . Samml. exot. Schmett. 2 : pl.[223].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Syllectra mirandalis Hübner, 1819. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: pl.[223], figs 1-4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [EQUATORIAL SOUTH AMERICA, WEST INDIES]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

S. mirandalis is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena erycata Cramer, 1780, Uitlandsche Kapellen 3: 170, pl. 287, fig. D.

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

Poole (1989) included TERATOCERA Guenée, 1852 as a junior synonym of SYLLECTRA Hübner, 1819.

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus SYLLECTRA.

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Junior name(s):
Sylectra ; Hübner, 1825: 341.


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