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

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Genus:
Stibolepis Butler, 1878 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 2 : 463.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : EUPTEROTIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Stibolepis nivea Butler, 1878. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5), 2: 463.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [NIGERIA]: Old Calabar, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

S. nivea is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena cunina Cramer, 1780, Uitlandsche Kapellen (Papillons exot.) 3: 114, pl.257, fig.G.

See also: Euchera Hübner, [1825].

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