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

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Genus:
Hemistilbia Barnes & Benjamin, 1929 . Bull. Brooklyn ent. Soc. 24 : 168.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Stilbia apposita Barnes & McDunnough, 1918. Contr. nat. Hist. Lepid. N. Am. 4: 106, pl.16, fig.8.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 females [U.S.A.]: Arizona, Prescott, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included HEMISTILBIA 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 only 1 species in the genus HEMISTILBIA.

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