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

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Genus:
Galgula Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 6 : 239.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Galgula hepara Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 6: 239, pl.10, fig.11.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 36.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 females NORTH AMERICA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

G. hepara is a junior subjective synonym of Galgula partita Guenée, 1852, ibidem 6: 239.

Poole (1989) included GALGULA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (1999).

Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus GALGULA.

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