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

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Genus:
Talanga Moore, 1885 . Lepid. Ceylon 3 : 300.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Oligostigma sexpunctalis Moore, 1877. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 616, pl.60 fig.12.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1896. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 4: 221.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

O. sexpunctalis was included in Talanga by Moore as * Sexpunctata, an incorrect subsequent spelling.

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats TALANGA in the CRAMBIDAE: SPILOMELINAE.

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