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

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Genus:
Sulychra Butler, 1878 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1878 : 64.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : MEGALOPYGIDAE

Type-species:
Sulychra argentea Butler, 1878. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 64.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: Amazons, Rio Jurua, Rio Javary, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Sulychra was established in the Liparidae, now Lymantriidae; it was placed in the Megalopygidae by Schaus, 1905, Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 29: 333.

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