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

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Genus:
Stegea Munroe, 1964 . Can. Ent. 96 : 1278.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : GLAPHYRIINAE

Type-species:
Homophysa eripalis Grote, 1878. Can. Ent. 10: 29. [(of Egesta Ragonot, 1891)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Munroe , 1964. Can. Ent. 96: 1278.

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Stegea was established as the objective replacement name for Egesta Ragonot, 1891.

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats STEGEA in the CRAMBIDAE: GLAPHYRIINAE.

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Junior name(s):
Egesta Ragonot, 1891: 458.


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