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

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Gargela Walker, 1864 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (29) : 815.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Gargela subpurella Walker, 1864. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 815.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Gargela was established in the Gelechiidae; it was placed in the Pyralidae Hydrocampinae, now Nymphulinae, by Hampson, 1906 Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 18: 374; and, on the advice of our colleague Mr M. Shaffer, it is here placed in the Crambidae.

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