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

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Genus:
Stellidia Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 328.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Stellidia planetaria Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 329, pl.20, fig.4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female BRAZIL: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included STELLIDIA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included CORNA Walker, 1865 as a junior synonym of STELLIDIA Guenée, 1857.

Poole (1989) included 7 species in the genus STELLIDIA.

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