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

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Genus:
Synthymia Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 282.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Noctua monogramma Hübner, 1808. Verz. bekannt. Schmett. 4: pl.76, fig.353.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

N. monogramma is a junior subjective synonym of Noctua fixa Fabricius, 1787, Mantissa Insect. 2: 147.

Poole (1989) included SYNTHYMIA 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 METOPTRIA Guenée, 1845 as a junior synonym of SYNTHYMIA Hübner, 1823.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus SYNTHYMIA.

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Junior name(s):
Metoptria Guenée, 1845: 191.
Synthimia ; Walker, 1858: 838.


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