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

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Genus:
Ertrica Walker, 1866 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (34) : 1342.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : NYMPHULINAE

Type-species:
Ertrica purpurealis Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1343.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Ertrica was established in the Hydrocampidae, now Pyralidae Nymphulinae; it was placed in the Pyralidae Odontiinae by Munroe, 1961, Can. Ent. (Suppl.) 24: 5.

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats ERTRICA in the CRAMBIDAE: NYMPHULINAE.

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