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

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Genus:
Hygrostola Warren, 1913 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 11 : 190.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Nonagria robusta Hampson, 1894. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 2: 285.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [SIKKIM] SIKHIM: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 190 was stated on page 185 as 1913 April 24th in both the English and German editions.

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

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

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