Macaretaera

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Macaretaera
Scientific classification
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Genus:
Macaretaera

Species:
M. hesperis
Binomial name
Macaretaera hesperis
Meyrick, 1886
Synonyms
  • Trichoptychodes Swinhoe, 1894
  • Trigonophylla Turner, 1937
  • Trichoptychodes delicata Swinhoe, 1894
  • Trigonophylla trichroma Turner, 1937

Macaretaera is a monotypic moth genus of the family Crambidae described by Edward Meyrick in 1886.[2] It contains only one species, Macaretaera hesperis, described by the same author in the same year, which is found in India, Vietnam, Australia (Queensland),[3] Papua New Guinea[4] and on Fiji.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nuss, M.; et al. (2003–2017). "GlobIZ search". Global Information System on Pyraloidea. Retrieved May 29, 2018.
  2. ^ Pitkin, Brian; Jenkins, Paul (November 5, 2004). "Macaretaera Meyrick, 1886". Butterflies and Moths of the World. Natural History Museum, London. Retrieved May 29, 2018.
  3. ^ CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences - Australian Moths Online
  4. ^ BOLD Systems