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

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Genus:
Garga Mabille, 1889 . Naturaliste (2) 3 : 216.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : PYRGINI

Type-species:
Garga olena Mabille, 1889. Naturaliste (2), 3: 216, fig.2.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Garga olena Mabille is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as being the same as that represented by the older-established nominal species Conognathus platon Felder (C.) & Felder (R.), 1862 (Wien. ent. Monats. 6 : 181).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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