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

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Genus:
Stericta Lederer, 1863 . Wien. ent. Monatschr. 7 : 267 [key], 340.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : EPIPASCHIINAE

Type-species:
Glossina divitalis Guenée, 1854. Hist. nat. Ins. 8: 124.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Moore , 1885. Lepid. Ceylon 3: 258.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Stericta was established as the objective replacement name for Glossina Guenée, 1854.

STERICTA was included within the subfamily PYRALIDAE: EPIPASCHIINAE by Munroe & Solis, in Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Glossina Guenée, 1854: 124.


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