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

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Genus:
Sypna Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 144.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Sypna omicronigera Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 7: 145.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male INDIA: Central, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included SYPNA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included 13 species in the genus SYPNA.

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