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

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Genus:
Gonostygia Hampson, 1908 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7 : 4 [key].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Anarta agonax Druce, 1890. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 515.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) MEXICO: Jalapa, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Available, but without included species until Hampson, 1910, ibidem 9: viii, 124.

Poole (1989) included GONOSTYGIA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins(1999) in Kristensen. Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (1999).

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus GONOSTYGIA.

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