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

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Genus:
Synpalamides Hübner, 1823 . Samml. exot. Schmett. 2 : pl.[142].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : CASTNIIDAE : CASTNIINAE

Type-species:
Synpalamides mimon Hübner, 1823. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: pl.[142].    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

Hübner erroneously believed that the taxon represented by the nominal species Synpalamides mimon Hübner was a butterfly.

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Junior name(s):
Sympalamides ; Westwood, 1872: 180.


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