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

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Genus:
Stilbia Stephens, 1829 . Nom. Br. Ins. : 43.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Phytometra anomala Haworth, 1812. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1: 336.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(but cited by Stephens as *`S. anomalata Haw.', an incorrect subsequent spelling)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) GREAT BRITAIN: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included STILBIA 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 STILBIA.

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