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

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Genus:
Staurophora R.L. [Reichenbach], 1817 . Jena. allg. Lit.-Ztg 1 : 286.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena celsia Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 507.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [EUROPE]: ? Locality, (LS, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included STAUROPHORA 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 PSYLLA Germar, 1810 (preoccupied); DIACOPE Hübner, 1820; CELSIA Stephens, 1829; CALOTAENIA Stephens, 1830; JASPIDIA Boisduval, 1840 (preoccupied); and CALLITAENIA Agassiz, 1847 as junior synonyms of STAUROPHORA R.L. [Reichenbach], 1817.

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus STAUROPHORA.

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Junior name(s):
Callitaenia ; Agassiz, 1847: 60, 61.
Calotaenia Stephens, 1830: 99.
Celsia Stephens, 1829: 105.
Celsia Stephens, 1829: 42.
Diacope Hübner, 1820: 204.
Jaspidea ; Staudinger, 1861: 45.
Jaspidia Boisduval, 1840: 128.
Psylla Germar, 1811: 14.


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