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

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Genus:
Monostola Alphéraky, 1892 , in Romanoff. Mém. Lépid. 6 : 37.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Monostola asiatica Alphéraky, 1892. In: Romanoff, Mém. Lépid. 6: 37, pl.2, fig.7.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 8 males & 1 female CHINA: Prov [Kansu] Gan-Sou, R Honton - 8 males & N Himalaya - 1 female, (ZIRAS, St Petersburg)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus MONOSTOLA.

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