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

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Genus:
Herculia Walker, 1859 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (18) : 546 [key]. [Nomenclaturally available but without included nominal species until Walker, 1859 [December 10], ibidem 19: 807.]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : PYRALINAE

Type-species:
Herculia bractealis Walker, 1859. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 808.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Nomenclaturally available but without included nominal species until Walker, 1859 (December 10) ibidem 19: 807

HERCULIA was included within the subfamily PYRALIDAE: PYRALINAE by Munroe & Solis, in Kristensen (1999).

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