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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Superfamilia: Zygaenoidea

Familia: Lacturidae
Genus: Lactura
Species: L. atrolinea – L. basistriga – L. lineolata – L. nalli – L. plagiata – L. pupula – L. pyrilampis – L. pyronympha – L. rubritegula – L. subfervens

Lactura Walker, 1854

Type species: Lactura dives Francis Walker, 1854

Eustixis Hübner, [1827-1831]
Dianasa Walker, 1854
Mieza Walker, 1854
Sarbena Walker, [1865] (preoccupied by Sarbena Walker, 1862, Noctuidae: Nolinae).
Themiscyra Walker, [1865]
Cyptasia Walker, 1866
Buxeta Walker, 1866 (replacement name for Sarbena Walker, [1865]
Enaemia Zeller, 1872
Pseudotalara Druce, 1885
Pseudocaprima Walsingham, 1900
Epidictica Turner, 1903
Hedycharis Turner, 1903
Eriopyrrha Meyrick, 1913

Primary references

Walker, F. 1854. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part I. Lepidoptera Heterocera. British Museum (Natural History), London. 1-278. full article (BHL). Reference page.

Additional references

Heppner, J.B., 1995: Lacturidae, new family (Lepidoptera: Zygaenoidea). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 6 (2): 146–148. Full article: [1].
Matson, T.A. & Wagner, D.L. 2017. A New Cryptic Lactura from Texas (Lepidoptera, Zygaenoidea, Lacturidae). ZooKeys 711: 141—150. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.711.17766. Reference page.
Matson, T.A., Wagner, D.L. & Miller, S.E. 2019. A Revision of North American Lactura (Lepidoptera, Zygaenoidea, Lacturidae). ZooKeys 846: 75—116. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.846.31953. Reference page.
Vos, R. de, 2014. Three taxa from Hulstaert (1924) transfered from Arctiinae (Erebidae) to Lacturidae and Immidae (Lepidoptera) and synonymised. Suara Serangga Papua 8(3): 73–75. Reference page.

Lactura is a genus of moths in the family Lacturidae.
Selected species

Lactura aglaodora (Turner, 1942)
Lactura calliphylla (Turner, 1903)
Lactura caminaea (Meyrick, 1887)
Lactura cristata (Butler, 1886)
Lactura dives (Walker, 1854)
Lactura erythocera (R. Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)
Lactura erythractis (Meyrick, 1887)
Lactura haplochroa (Turner, 1932)
Lactura laetifera (Walker, 1865)
Lactura leucophthalma (Meyrick, 1907)
Lactura mactata (R. Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)
Lactura panopsia (Turner, 1926)
Lactura parallela (Meyrick, 1889)
Lactura phoenobapta (Turner, 1903)
Lactura pilcheri (T.P. Lucas, 1891)
Lactura pteropoecila (Turner, 1913)
Lactura pyrilampis (Meyrick, 1886)
Lactura pyronympha Meyrick, 1923
Lactura rhodomochla (Turner, 1942)
Lactura rubritexta (Meyrick, 1913)
Lactura sapotearum (Swainson, 1851)
Lactura thiospila (Turner, 1903)

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Heppner, J.B., 1995: Lacturidae, new family (Lepidoptera: Zygaenoidea). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 6 (2): 146-148. Full article: [1].

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