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

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Genus:
Synemon Doubleday, 1846 , in Stokes. Discoveries Australia 1 : 515, pl.3.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : CASTNIIDAE : CASTNIINAE

Type-species:
Hesperia sophia White, 1841. In: Grey, J.s two Exped. Disc. N. W. and W. Australia 2(Appendix F): 474, fig.7.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher & Nye , 1982. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 4: 157.

Type specimens:
Type(s) AUSTRALIA: [Western Australia], King George Sound, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Castniidae in Wikipedia.

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