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

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Genus:
Praestilbia Staudinger, 1892 . Dt. ent. Z. 4 : 288.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Praestilbia armeniaca Staudinger, 1892. Dt. ent. Z. 4: 288, pl.3, fig.10.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male [TURKEY]: Amasia, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PRAESTILBIA 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 PRAESTILBIA.

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