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

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Genus:
Stephania Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 6 : 172.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Xanthia puniceago Boisduval, 1840. Genera Index meth. Eur. Lepid. : 146.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type USSR: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Stephania is a junior objective synonym of Mycteroplus Herrich-Schäffer, [1850].

See: MYCTEROPLUS Herrich-Schäffer, [1850] 1845.

Poole (1989) included STEPHANIA Guenée, 1852; USBECA Püngeler, 1914; and ACROSPHALIA Rebel, 1918 as junior synonyms of MYCTEROPLUS Herrich-Schäffer, 1850.

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Senior name:
Mycteroplus Herrich-Schäffer, 1850: 191, 242.


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