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

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Genus:
Stictoptera Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 51.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : EUTELIIDAE : STICTOPTERINAE

Type-species:
Stictoptera cucullioides Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 7: 52.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 39.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See also: Steiria Walker, [1858].

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

Poole (1989) included 49 species in the genus STICTOPTERA.

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