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

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Genus:
Stenopteryx Guenée, 1845 . Cat. méth. Lépid. Eur. : 209.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Pyralis hybridalis Hübner, 1796. Samml. eur. Schmett. 6: 29, pl.17, fig.114.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

A junior homonym of Stenopteryx Meigen, 1830, Syst. Beischr. bekannten eur. zweiflug. Insekten 6: 233 - Insecta, Diptera; the objective replacement name is Nomophila Hübner, [1825].

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Senior name:
Nomophila Hübner, 1825: 368.


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