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

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Genus:
Lasiestra Hampson, 1905 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 5 : viii [index], 47.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Dianthoecia phoca Möschler, 1864. Wien. ent. Monatschr. 8: 197, pl.5, fig.15.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [CANADA]: Labrador, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

D. phoca was described in the genus * Diauthoecia, an incorrect subsequent spelling. The legend to fig. 15 was spelled correctly.

Poole (1989) included 24 species in the genus LASIESTRA.

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