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

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Heortia Lederer, 1863 . Wien. ent. Monatschr. 7 : 275 [key], 402.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Heortia dominalis Lederer, 1863. Wien. ent. Monatschr. 7: 403, pl.5, fig.39; pl.14 fig.6.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
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Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Heortia was not placed in a subfamily when it was established in the Pyralididae, now Pyralidae; it was placed in the Pyralidae Pyraustinae by Hampson 1896 Fauna Br. India (Moths) 4: 363; and in the Pyralidae Odontiinae by Munroe, 1961 Can. Ent. (Suppl.) 24: 5.

HEORTIA was included within the subfamily CRAMBIDAE: ODONTIINAE by Munroe & Solis, in Kristensen (1999).

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats HEORTIA in the CRAMBIDAE: ODONTIINAE.

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