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

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Genus:
Catharia Lederer, 1863 . Wien. ent. Monatschr. 7 : 272 [key], 353.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : CATHARIINAE

Type-species:
Hercyna pyrenaealis Duponchel, 1843. In: Godart & Duponchel, Hist. nat. L├ępid. Papillons Fr. (Suppl.), 4: 400, pl.82, figs 6a, 6b.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Catharia was transferred from the Pyralidae Pyraustinae to the Pyralidae Odontiinae by Munroe, 1961, Can. Ent. (Suppl.) 24: 5.

CATHARIA was included within the subfamily CRAMBIDAE: CATHARIINAE by Munroe & Solis, in Kristensen (1999).

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