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

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Genus:
Onychestra Hampson, 1905 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 5 : xi [index], 223.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Mamestra siccanorum Staudinger, 1870. Berl. ent. Z. 14: 114.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 6 (male & female) [U.S.S.R.]: [Krasnoarmeysk] Sarepta, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ONYCHESTRA Hampson, 1905 as a junior synonym of SARAGOSSA Staudinger, 1900.

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