Celypha

Celypha is a genus of tortrix moths (family Tortricidae). It belongs to the tribe Olethreutini of subfamily Olethreutinae.[1]

Celypha
Celypha striana (aka).jpg
Adult C. striana seen from above
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Celypha

Hübner, 1825
Type species
Tortrix striana
Diversity
20 species
Synonyms

Numerous, see text

The closely related genus Syricoris is sometimes included in Celypha.[2]

TaxonomyEdit

SpeciesEdit

The twenty currently recognized species of Celypha are:[3]

SynonymsEdit

Obsolete scientific names (junior synonyms and others) for this genus are:[1]

  • Celypa (lapsus)
  • Celyphoides Obraztsov, 1960
  • Cleyphoides (lapsus)
  • Euchroma (lapsus, non Solier, 1833: preoccupied)
  • Euchromia Stephens, 1829 (non Hübner, [1819]: preoccupied)
  • Loxoterma Busck, 1906

Due to the very close relationship between Celypha and the "wastebin genus" Olethreutes, there has been some confusion about the former's synonymy. Celyphoides and Loxoterma are sometimes[4] listed as a synonym of Olethreutes. But the type species of the first is Tortrix flavipalpana (a junior synonym of C. flavipalpana), and that of the second is T. latifasciana (a junior synonym of C. aurofasciana). This makes Celyphoides and Loxoterma junior subjective synonyms of Celypha, at least in its present delimitation.[1]

Celyphoides, meanwhile, was a nomen nudum for 5 years. It was first used by R. Agenjo Cecilia in 1955, but only properly established by N.S. Obraztsov in 1960.[1]

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Baixeras et al. (2009a)
  2. ^ See references in Savela (2005a)
  3. ^ Baixeras et al. (2009b)
  4. ^ See e.g. references in Savela (2005a,b)

ReferencesEdit

  • Baixeras, J.; Brown, J.W. & Gilligan, T.M. (2009a): Online World Catalogue of the TortricidaeGenus Celypha account. Version 1.3.1. Retrieved 2009-JAN-20.
  • Baixeras, J.; Brown, J.W. & Gilligan, T.M. (2009b): Online World Catalogue of the TortricidaeCelypha species list. Version 1.3.1. Retrieved 2009-JAN-20.
  • Savela, Markku (2005a): Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and some other life forms – Celypha. Version of 2005-SEP-14. Retrieved 2010-APR-15.
  • Savela, Markku (2005b): Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and some other life forms – Olethreutes. Version of 2005-SEP-16. Retrieved 2010-APR-15.