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

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Genus:
Neachrostia Hampson, 1907 . J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 17 : 645.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Metachrostis brunneiplaga Swinhoe, 1905. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 15: 500.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [INDIA]: [Assam], Khasia Hills, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included NEACHROSTIA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included 10 species in the genus NEACHROSTIA.

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