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

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Genus:
Stygiostola Hampson, 1908 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7 : vii [key], 44.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena umbratica Goeze, 1781. Ent. Beytr. 3(3): 67.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [EUROPE]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Phalaena (Bombyx) umbratica Goeze is a junior homonym of Phalaena (Noctua) umbratica Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (Edn. 10) 1: 515, -Cuculliinae. There is no objective replacement name but Bombyx ferruginea Esper, 1785, Die Schmett. 3: 246, pl. 47, fig. 5, is a junior subjective synonym of P. umbratica Goeze. The former is therefore available for use as the subjective replacement name.

See also: Rusina Stephens, 1829.

Poole (1989) included STYGIOSTOLA Hampson, 1908 as a junior synonym of RUSINA Stephens, 1829.

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