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Taxonomy for Balacra elegans (Aurivillius, 1892)
Class
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 2680 families, 140885 genera, 1879502 species
Tree
Subclass
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 2543 families, 136697 genera, 1874857 species
Tree
Infraclass
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 2226 families, 134478 genera, 1856979 species
Tree
Superorder
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 1216 families, 102024 genera, 1593949 species
Tree
Order
Lepidoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidopterans) - Systematics
 238 families, 26590 genera, 451495 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Glossata (Fabricius, 1775)
 204 families, 26304 genera, 450944 species
Tree
Infraorder
Heteroneura (Tillyard, 1918)
 193 families, 26165 genera, 449660 species
Tree
Division
Ditrysia (Borner, 1925) (Moths)
 182 families, 26036 genera, 446402 species
Tree
Section
Cossina (Herrich-schäffer, 1856)
 74 families, 16575 genera, 324859 species
Tree
Subsection
Bombyces (Scopoli, 1763)
 65 families, 14702 genera, 297729 species
Tree
Superfamily
Noctuoidea (Latreille, 1809) (Moths)
 24 families, 7960 genera, 107883 species
Tree
Family
Arctiidae (Leach, 1815) (Tiger Moths) - Systematics
 1451 genera, 24240 species
Site
Tree
Subfamily
Arctiinae (Leach, 1815) (Lichen Moths)
 997 genera, 21240 species
Tree
Tribe
Syntomini (Herrich-schäffer, 1846)
 64 genera, 1863 species
Tree
Subtribe
Thyretina (Butler, 1876) (African Maiden Moths)
 46 genera, 624 species
Tree
Genus
Balacra (Walker, 1856)
 81 species
Tree
Species
elegans (Aurivillius, 1892)
 1 subspecies
Tree
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Balacra elegans
Subspecies1
AuthorAurivillius, 1892
Distribution
Continents:

Africa
East Africa
Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Burundi, Rwanda
West Africa
Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Liberia
Central Africa
Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Antarctica


Ecozones: Afrotropical

CountriesBurundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
Links and ReferencesBalacra elegans in afromoths.net
Balacra elegans in Wikipedia (English)
Subspecies    Balacra elegans kivensis (Dufrane, 1945)

Balacra elegans

Synonyms
Balacra damalis (Holland, 1893)
Balacra kivensis (Dufrane, 1945)
Pseudapiconoma bumba (Strand, 1918)
Pseudapiconoma elegans var. currieri (Dyar, 1899)
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderLepidoptera
Lepidopterans, Butterflies and Moths
SuborderGlossata
InfraorderHeteroneura
SectionCossina
SubsectionBombyces
SuperfamilyNoctuoidea
Moths
FamilyArctiidae
Tiger Moths, Woolly bears, Wasp moths, Lichen moths, Footmen, Woolly worms, Footman moths
SubfamilyArctiinae
Lichen Moths, Tiger Moths, Tiger and Lichen Moths, Wasp moths, Scape moths, Ctenuchid moths
TribeSyntomini
SubtribeThyretina
African Maiden Moths
GenusBalacra
Balacra elegans
AuthorAurivillius, 1892
 
Synonyms
Balacra damalis
Balacra kivensis
Pseudapiconoma bumba
Pseudapiconoma elegans var. currieri
 
Subspecies
Balacra elegans kivensis

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