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

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Genus:
Macara Dognin, 1911 . Hétérocères nouv. Am. Sud. 3 : 60.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : MEGALOPYGIDAE

Type-species:
Macara argentea Dognin, 1911. Hétérocères nouv. Am. Sud. 3: 61.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) ECUADOR: Loja, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

M. argentea Dognin, 1911, is a junior subjective synonym of Carama argentea Druce, 1897, Biologia cent.-am. (Zool.) Lepid.-Heterocera 2: 411, pl.79, fig.3.

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