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

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Genus:
Syntheta Turner, 1902 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 27 : 84.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Syntheta xylitis Turner, 1902. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 27: 85.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male AUSTRALIA: Qd, Townsville, (ANIC, Canberra)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See also: Phaeomorpha Turner, 1920.

Poole (1989) included SYNTHETA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included PHAEOMORPHA Turner, 1920; and PHAEOPYRA Hampson, 1908 as junior synonyms of SYNTHETA Turenr, 1902.

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus SYNTHETA.

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