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

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Genus:
Scythobrya Boursin, 1960 . Bull. mens. Soc. linn. Lyon 29 : 170.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : BRYOPHILINAE

Type-species:
Bryophila subliterata Filipjev, 1931. Abh. der Pamir-Exped. 1928 (Akad. Wiss. U.S.S.R.), 8: 156, fig.4, pl.4, fig.4.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male & 1 female U.S.S.R.: Tadzhikistan, Pamirs, Chorog, (ZIRAS, St Petersburg)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Scythobrya was proposed as a subgenus of Cryphia Hübner, 1818.

Poole (1989) included POECILIA Schrank, 1802; EUTHALES Hübner, 1820; JASPIDIA Hübner, 1822; BRYOPHILA Treitschke, 1825; BRYOLEUCA Hampson, 1908; BRYONYCTA Boursin, 1957; NYCTOBRYA Boursin, 1957; SCYTHOBRYA Boursin, 1960; HYMENOCRYPHIA Boursin, 1967; and BRYOPSIS Boursin, 1970 as junior synonyms of CRYPHIA Hübner, 1818.

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