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

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Genus:
Stamnoctenis Warren, 1901 . Novit. zool. 8 : 471.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Xanthorhoe volucer Hulst, 1896. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23: 293.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [U.S.A.]: New Mexico; Arizon; Colorado, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

X. volucer is a junior subjective synonym of Marmopteryx morrisata Hulst, 1887, Entomologica am. 2: 190.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 4 species in the genus STAMNOCTENIS.

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