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

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Genus:
Galtara Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (26) : 1688.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Galtara purata Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1688.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) SOUTH AFRICA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) and Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Galtara was established in the Geometridae; it was placed in the Arctiidae by Hampson, 1900, Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 2: 62.

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Junior name(s):
Bithra Fawcett, 1918: 235.
Pseudocallemorpha ; Kirby, 1892: 512.


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