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

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Genus:
Synaxis Hulst, 1896 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23 : 324 [key], 377.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Tetracis pallulata Hulst, 1887. Ent. amer. 2: 211.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [U.S.A.]: Or[egon], Crater Lake, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included PRIONOTETRACIS Warren, 1894 as a junior synonym of SYNAXIS Hulst, 1896.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 11 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus SYNAXIS.

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Junior name(s):
Prionotetracis Warren, 1894: 461.


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