Baecula

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Baecula
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Baecula

Walker, 1856
Species:
B. gallopavo
Binomial name
Baecula gallopavo
Walker, 1856
Synonyms
  • Baecula cornifrons Felder, 1874
  • Baecula limbulata H. Druce

Baecula is a monotypic moth genus of the family Erebidae. Its only species, Baecula gallopavo, is found in Venezuela. Both the genus and the species were first described by Francis Walker in 1859.[1]

Butterflies and Moths of the World gives this name as a synonym of Lepidodes Guenée, 1852.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Baecula". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  2. ^ Pitkin, Brian & Jenkins, Paul (November 5, 2004). "Baecula Walker, 1856". Butterflies and Moths of the World. Natural History Museum, London. Retrieved May 27, 2020.