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

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Genus:
Porela Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (1-3) : 772.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
LASIOCAMPOIDEA : LASIOCAMPIDAE : LASIOCAMPINAE

Type-species:
Porela vetusta Walker, 1855. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 772.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRALIA]: New South Wales, Sydney, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) and Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Porela was established in the Arctiidae; it was placed in the Lasiocampidae by Kirby, 1892, Synonymic Cat. Lepid. Heterocera 1: 843.

PORELA was included within the subfamily LASIOCAMPIDAE: LASIOCAMPINAE by Lemaire & Minet, in Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Callia Walker, 1855: 1387 (key), 1482.


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