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

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Genus:
Terastia Guenée, 1854 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 8 : 211.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Terastia meticulosalis Guenée, 1854. Hist. nat. Ins. 8: 212.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

See also: * Tersatia Lederer, 1863.

TERASTIA was included within the subfamily CRAMBIDAE: PYRAUSTINAE by Munroe & Solis, in Kristensen (1999).

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats TERASTIA in the CRAMBIDAE: SPILOMELINAE.

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Junior name(s):
Tersatia ; Lederer, 1863: 124.


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