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

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Genus:
Argyrosticta Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 253.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena amoenita Stoll, 1780. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 47, pl.312, fig.D.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1908. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7: 517. [(but cited in error under Argyrostrotis Hübner, [1821])]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included THYRIA Guenée, 1852 as a junior synonym of ARGYROSTICTA Hübner, 1821.

Poole (1989) included 12 species in the genus ARGYROSTICTA.

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