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

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Genus:
Asteropetes Hampson, 1901 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : xviiii [index], 605.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Seudyra noctuina Butler, 1878. Ent. mon. Mag. 14: 206.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes JAPAN: Hakodadi, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

S. noctuina was originally described as * Sendyra - an incorrect subsequent spelling.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus ASTEROPETES

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