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

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Genus:
Syllepte Hübner, 1823 . Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2 : 18.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Syllepte incomptalis Hübner, 1823. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: 18, pl.[50], figs 285, 286.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

See also: Crossophora Möschler, 1890; * Sylepta Hübner, [1825]; * Syllepta Hübner, [1826].

Syllepte Hübner, 1823 was treated as a valid genus and brought out of synonymy by Rose & Singh, 1989, Entomon 14 (1-2) : 39.

SYLLEPTE was included within the subfamily CRAMBIDAE: PYRAUSTINAE by Munroe & Solis, in Kristensen (1999).

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats SYLLEPTE in the CRAMBIDAE: SPILOMELINAE.

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Junior name(s):
Crossophora Möschler, 1890: 308.
Grossophora ; Munroe, 1956: 122.
Sylepta ; Hübner, 1825: 356.
Syllepta ; Hübner, 1826: 58.


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