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

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Genus:
Stimmia Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 23.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Stimmia scoria Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 7: 24.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Schaus , 1916. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 50: 374.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [FRENCH GUIANA]: Cayenne, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

S. scoria is a junior subjective synonym of Metalectra praecisalis Hübner, 1823.

See also: Metalectra Hübner, 1823.

Poole (1989) included STIMMIA Guenée, 1852; and HOMOPYRALIS Grote, 1875 as junior synonyms of METALECTRA Hübner, 1823.

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