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

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Genus:
Steiria Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (13) : 1122 [key], 1135.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : EUTELIIDAE : STICTOPTERINAE

Type-species:
Steiria subobliqua Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1136.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1912. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 11: 146.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males CEYLON: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

S. subobliqua is a junior subjective synonym of Stictoptera cucullioides Guenée, 1852.

See also: Stictoptera Guenée, 1852.

Poole (1989) included DANDACA Walker, 1856; MINICA Walker, 1858; and STEIRIA Walker, 1858 as junior synonyms of STICTOPTERA Guenée, 1852.

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