Syntomoides

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Syntomoides
Syntomoides imaon at Kadavoor.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Genus: Syntomoides
Hampson, 1893
Species: S. imaon
Binomial name
Syntomoides imaon
Cramer, 1779
Synonyms
  • Sphinx imaon Cramer, 1779
  • Syntomis godarti Boisduval, 1829
  • Syntomis fusiformis Walker, 1856
  • Syntomis approximata Walker, 1865
  • Syntomis libera Walker, 1865
  • Syntomis fytchei Moore, 1871
  • Syntomis cupreipennis Butler, 1876
  • Syntomis artina Butler, 1876
  • Syntomis sargania Butler, 1879
  • Syntomis mota Swinhoe, 1891
  • Ceryx godarti Hampson, 1898
  • Ceryx imaon Hampson, 1898

Syntomoides is a genus of moths in the family Erebidae, containing the single species Syntomoides imaon; the genus is often confused with Ceryx, but this is because in 1898 Hampson used the name Ceryx for this moth, but there was already a genus Ceryx named by Wallengren in 1863.[1][2]

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