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

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Genus:
Stenopterygia Hampson, 1908 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7 : vii [key], 61.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Hadena subcurva Walker, 1857. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 592.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male CEYLON: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included STENOPTERYGIA 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 10 species in the genus STENOPTERYGIA.

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