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

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Genus:
Macalla Walker, 1859 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (16) : 86 [key], 155.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : PYRALIDAE : EPIPASCHIINAE

Type-species:
Macalla thyrsisalis Walker, 1859. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 156.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Macalla was established in the Herminidae, now Noctuidae Hypeninae; it was placed in the Pyralidae Epipaschiinae by Hampson, 1896 Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1896: 454, 463.

See also: Aradrapha Walker, [1866].

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

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Junior name(s):
Aradrapha Walker, 1866: 1257.


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