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

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Genus:
Synnympha Meyrick, 1915 . Exotic Microlepid. 1 : 366.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GRACILLARIOIDEA : GRACILLARIIDAE : GRACILLARIINAE

Type-species:
Synnympha diluviata Meyrick, 1915. Exotic Microlepid. 1: 366.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
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Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Synnympha was included in the "Lyonetiadae", by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 214; it was placed in the Tineidae on the advice of our colleague Dr G.S. Robinson.

Synnympha Meyrick, 1915 was treated in the Tineidae in Nye and Fletcher 1991, 6 : 294. Synnympha has subsequently been referred from the Tineidae to the Gracillariidae by Robinson & Tuck, 1996, Occasional Papers on Systematic Entomology 9 : 16.

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