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

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Genus:
Syngamia Guenée, 1854 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 8 : 187.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena florella Stoll, 1781. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 114.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1896. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 4: 279. [(but included by Guenée as S. florellalis, as unjustified emendation)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

See also: Platamonia Lederer, 1863.

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

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Junior name(s):
Platamonia Lederer, 1863: 280 (key), 427.


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