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

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Genus:
Synapte Mabille, 1904 , in Wytsman. Genera Insect. 17(b) : 133.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : HESPERIINAE

Type-species:
Carystus salenus Mabille, 1883. Annls Soc. ent. Belg. : lx.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype COLUMBIA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London).. See images in Buttterflies of America.

Notes:
The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

Learn more about Hesperiidae in Wikipedia.

See images at Butterflies of America where it is treated in the Hesperiinae : Anthoptini.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to SYNAPTE and included species.

Junior name(s):
Godmania Skinner & Ramsden, 1924: 321.
Sinapte ; Fontenla, 1987: 6.
Synaptes ; Salazar & López, 2002: 144.


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