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

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Genus:
Talapa Moore, 1867 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1867 : 82.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Remigia caliginosa Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1017.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(but cited by Moore as T. caliginosalis, an unjustified emendation by Moore, 1867)]

Type specimens:
Holotype INDIA: N. Hindostan, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included TALAPA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus TALAPA.

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