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

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Genus:
Ceryx Wallengren, 1863 . Wien. ent. Monatschr. 7 : 140.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Naclia thyretiformis Wallengren, 1860. Wien. ent. Monatschr. 4: 40.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 108.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: interior of eastern Caffraria, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Ceryx was redescribed as new by Wallengren in 1865, K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 5(4):13. N. thyretiformis is a junior subjective synonym of Syntomis fulvescens Walker, 1854, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 1: 132.

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