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

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Stauropides Hampson, 1908 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7 : 6 [key].    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Antachara superba Druce, 1894. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6), 13: 361.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1909. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 8: 269.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males & 1 female ECUADOR & COSTA RICA: Sarayacu & COSTA RICA, (BMNH, London)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

Available, but without included species until Hampson, 1909, ibidem 8: x, 269.

Poole (1989) included STAUROPIDES 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 STAUROPIDES.

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