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

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Genus:
Myrtale Druce, 1891 . Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera) 1 : 443.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CONDICINAE

Type-species:
Myrtale imitata Druce, 1891. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera), 1: 443, pl.36, figs 6, 6a, 7.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes male & female BRAZIL & PANAMA: Rio de Janeiro, (? Depository).. Described from both sexes.

Notes:
Poole (1989) included GAPHARA Walker, 1862; PLATYSENTA Grote, 1874; MYRTALE Druce, 1891; BICONDICA Berio, 1981; and MONOCONDICA Berio, 1881 as junior synonyms of CONDICA Walker, 1856.

See also electronic Biologia centrali americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera volume 1

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