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

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Genus:
Syrrusis Hampson, 1908 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7 : xiii [key], 508.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Panolis notabilis Butler, 1879. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5), 4: 243.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male MADAGASCAR: Antananarivo, (BMNH, London)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Viette, 1965, Faune Madagascar 20(1): 152 (as holotype)

Notes:
Poole (1989) included SYRRUSIS 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 ATIMAEA Hampson, 1908 as a junior synonym of SYRRUSIS Hampson, 1908.

Poole (1989) included 6 species in the genus SYRRUSIS.

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