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

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Genus:
Stonychota Turner, 1941 . Mem. Qd Mus. 12 : 49.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Stonychota angustula Turner, 1941. Mem. Qd Mus. 12: 49.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female AUSTRALIA: Qd, Injune, (QM, Brisbane)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included STONYCHOTA 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 only 1 species in the genus STONYCHOTA.

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