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

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Genus:
Numeniastes Fletcher, 1963 . Explor. Parc natn. Albert (2) 15 : 89.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Numeniastes selenis Fletcher, 1963. Explor. Parc natn. Albert (2), 15: 90, figs 11 & 42-44.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [ETHIOPIA] ABYSSINIA: Harar, (BMNH, London)..

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

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