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

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Genus:
Syllexis Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 10 : 49.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Syllexis chartaria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 10: 50.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Warren , 1894. Novit. zool. 1: 374.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Warren's designation reads `... his first species [Syllexis chartaria], which is the type of the genus ...'

Parsons et al. (1999) included GALACTOPTERYX Warren, 1894; GONORTHUS Butler, 1883; RIPULA Guenée, 1858; and SYLLEXIS Guenée, 1858 as junior synonyms of SERICOPTERA Herrich-Schäffer, 1855.

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