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

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Genus:
Phalaenostola Grote, 1873 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 4 : 302.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Phalaenostola larentioides Grote, 1873. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 4: 302.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 47.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 18 (male & female) [U.S.A.]: New York and Pennsylvania, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PHALAENOSTOLA in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

Poole (1989) included PHILOMETRA Grote, 1972 (preoccupied); and EPIDELTA Nye, 1975 as junior synonyms of PHALAENOSTOLA Grote, 1873.

Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus PHALAENOSTOLA.

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