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

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Genus:
Perta Walker, 1866 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (34) : 1195.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Perta arenalis Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1196.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [DOMINICAN REPUBLIC]: St. Domingo, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ECREGMA Walker, 1859; ALUACA Walker, 1865; and PERTA Walker, 1866 as junior synonyms of GLYMPIS Walker, 1859.

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