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

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Genus:
Eriostepta Hampson, 1901 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : [viii [index]], 2 [key], 30.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Eriostepta roseireta Hampson, 1901. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3: 31, fig.23.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: [Amazonas] Olivenca[s], (? Depository)..

Notes:
Eriostepta Hampson, 1901 was treated as a valid genus and brought out of synonymy by Watson & Goodger, 1986, Occasional papers on Systematic Entomology (1) : 10.

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