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

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Genus:
Galactica Walsingham, 1911 . Ent. mon. Mag. 47 : 14.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GALACTICOIDEA : GALACTICIDAE

Type-species:
Galactica caradjae Walsingham, 1911. Ent. mon. Mag. 47: 15.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Galactica was included in the Yponomeutidae by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 97. The Galacticinae have been included in the Plutellidae by Heppner, 1984, Atlas neotrop. Lepid. 2 (Checklist 1): xxi.

GALACTICA was included within the family PLUTELLIDAE by Nye & Fletcher (1991) and within the GALACTICIDAE by Dugdale et al., in Kristensen (1999).

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