Balacra Walker, 1856

FAMILY Erebidae
SUBFAMILY Arctiinae
AUTHORWalker, 1856
STATUSGenus
PUBLICATIONWalker F. 1856a. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VII.- Lepidoptera Heterocera. - — 7:i-iv, 1509-1808.
PAGINATION 1721 Bhl
COMMENTSType species: Balacra caeruleifascia Walker, 1856. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VII.- Lepidoptera Heterocera: 1721. By subsequent designation by Kirby, 1892. Synonymic catalogue of the Lepidoptera Heterocera 1: 221.

Species

NAME AUTHOR STATUS PUBLICATION
angolensis Camera Kiriakoff, 1961 Synonym of species Kiriakoff S. G. 1961b. Die Thyretidae (Lepidoptera: Notodontoidea) der Zoologischen Staatssammlung München. II. Beitrag. - Mitteilungen der Münchner Entomologischen Gesellschaft 51:96-110, pl. 9.
ashantica Camera Strand, 1917 Unavailable name Strand E. 1917d. Neue und wenig bekannte Nebenformen von Syntomididen. - Archiv für Naturgeschichte 82 (A) (1916)(2):79-86.
aurivilliusi Camera Kiriakoff, 1957 Synonym of species Kiriakoff S. G. 1957b. Notes sur les Thyretidae (Lepidoptera Notodontoidea). - Bulletin & Annales de la Société entomologique de Belgique 93(5-6):121-160.
basilewskyi Camera Kiriakoff, 1953 Species Kiriakoff S. G. 1953a. Les Thyretidae du Musée Royal du Congo Belge (Lepidoptera Notodontoidea). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Tervuren, in-8°, Zoologie 26:1-91, pls 1-7.
batesi Camera Druce, 1910 Species Druce H. 1910a. Descriptions of some new species of Heterocera from tropical Africa. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 5(29):393-402.
belga Camera Kiriakoff, 1954 Species Kiriakoff S. G. 1954c. Contributions à l'étude des Lépidoptères hétérocères. (deuxième note). Noctuiformes nouveaux du Congo belge. - Bulletin de l'Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique 30(29):1-10.
brunnea Camera (Grünberg, 1907) Unavailable name Grünberg K. 1907b. Einige neue afrikanische Heteroceren (Lep.). - Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 1907:431-437, pl. 4.
bumba Camera (Strand, 1918) Synonym of species Strand E. 1918a. Ueber einige Lepidopteren der Familien Lycaenidae, Hesperiidae, Syntomididae [sic] und Sphingidae aus Belgisch Kongo. - Internationale Entomologische Zeitschrift, Guben 12(10):101-103, (15): 114-115.
caeruleifascia Camera Walker, 1856 Species Walker F. 1856a. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VII.- Lepidoptera Heterocera. - — 7:i-iv, 1509-1808.
coeruleifascia Aurivillius, 1892 Unavailable name Aurivillius C. 1892. Verzeichniss einer von Herrn Fritz Theorin aus Gabon und dem Gebiete des Camerunflusses heimgebrachten Schmetterlings-Sammlung. II. Heterocera. - Entomologisk Tidskrift 13:181-200.
compsa Camera (Jordan, 1904) Species Jordan K. 1904. Some new moths. - Novitates Zoologicae 11(2):441-447.
congoensis Camera Rothschild, 1910 Synonym of species Rothschild W. 1910c. Descriptions of new Syntomidae. - Novitates Zoologicae 17(3):429-445.
conradti Camera (Oberthür, 1911) Synonym of species Oberthür C. 1911a. Lépidoptères Hétérocères nouveaux ou peu connus de l'Afrique tropicale. - Annales de la Société entomologique de France 79 (1910):467-472, pls 16-17.
curriei Camera (Dyar, 1899) Synonym of species Dyar H. G. 1899a. New species of Syntomidae. - Journal of the New York entomological Society 7:174-176.
damalis Camera Holland, 1893 Synonym of species Holland W. J. 1893a. Descriptions of new species and genera of West African Lepidoptera. - Psyche 6(201):373-376, 393-400, 411-418, 431-434, 451-454, 469-476 (…) 549-552, 565-568, pls 10, 17, 18, 20, 21.
decora Camera (Oberthür, 1911) Synonym of species Oberthür C. 1911a. Lépidoptères Hétérocères nouveaux ou peu connus de l'Afrique tropicale. - Annales de la Société entomologique de France 79 (1910):467-472, pls 16-17.
diaphana Camera Kiriakoff, 1957 Species Kiriakoff S. G. 1957a. New Thyretidae (Lepidoptera Notodontoidea). - Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 100(1):95-114.
distincta Camera Kiriakoff, 1953 Synonym of species Kiriakoff S. G. 1953a. Les Thyretidae du Musée Royal du Congo Belge (Lepidoptera Notodontoidea). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Tervuren, in-8°, Zoologie 26:1-91, pls 1-7.
ehrmanni Camera (Holland, 1893) Synonym of species Holland W. J. 1893a. Descriptions of new species and genera of West African Lepidoptera. - Psyche 6(201):373-376, 393-400, 411-418, 431-434, 451-454, 469-476 (…) 549-552, 565-568, pls 10, 17, 18, 20, 21.
elegans Camera Aurivillius, 1892 Species Aurivillius C. 1892. Verzeichniss einer von Herrn Fritz Theorin aus Gabon und dem Gebiete des Camerunflusses heimgebrachten Schmetterlings-Sammlung. II. Heterocera. - Entomologisk Tidskrift 13:181-200.
elegantissima Camera (Strand, 1912) Unavailable name Strand E. 1912k. Zoologische Ergebnisse der Expedition des Herrn G. Tessmann nach Süd-Kamerun und Spanisch Guinea. Lepidoptera I. (Saturniidae, Brahmaeidae, Striphnopterygidae, Sphingidae, Notodontidae, Syntomididae [sic], Hypsidae und Agaristidae). - Archiv für Naturgeschichte 78 (A)(6):139-197, pl. 2.
erubescens Camera Joicey & Talbot, 1924 Synonym of species Joicey J. J. & Talbot G. 1924. New forms of African Lepidoptera. - Bulletin of the Hill Museum 1(3):539-564.
fenestrata Camera (Jordan, 1904) Synonym of species Jordan K. 1904. Some new moths. - Novitates Zoologicae 11(2):441-447.
flava Camera Przybyłowicz, 2013 Species Przybyłowicz Ł. 2013. Review of subgenus Compsochromia Kiriakoff 1953 (Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae, genus Balacra) with identification keys and description of a new species from Cameroon. - Annales de la Société entomologique de France (N.S.) 49(1):53-60.
flavimacula Camera Walker, 1856 Species Walker F. 1856a. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VII.- Lepidoptera Heterocera. - — 7:i-iv, 1509-1808.
fontainei Camera Kiriakoff, 1953 Species Kiriakoff S. G. 1953a. Les Thyretidae du Musée Royal du Congo Belge (Lepidoptera Notodontoidea). - Annales du Musée du Congo belge, Tervuren, in-8°, Zoologie 26:1-91, pls 1-7.
furva Camera Hampson, 1911 Species Hampson G. F. 1911. Descriptions of new genera and species of Syntomidae, Arctiadae, Agaristidae, and Noctuidae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 8(46):393-445.
germana Camera (Rothschild, 1912) Synonym of species Rothschild W. 1912a. A synonymic catalogue of the Syntomid genus Balacra Walk., with descriptions of new species. - Novitates Zoologicae 19(1):119-122, pls 13-14.
glagoessa Camera Holland, 1893 Synonym of species Holland W. J. 1893a. Descriptions of new species and genera of West African Lepidoptera. - Psyche 6(201):373-376, 393-400, 411-418, 431-434, 451-454, 469-476 (…) 549-552, 565-568, pls 10, 17, 18, 20, 21.
gloriosa Camera (Jordan, 1904) Synonym of species Jordan K. 1904. Some new moths. - Novitates Zoologicae 11(2):441-447.
guillemei Camera (Oberthür, 1911) Species Oberthür C. 1911a. Lépidoptères Hétérocères nouveaux ou peu connus de l'Afrique tropicale. - Annales de la Société entomologique de France 79 (1910):467-472, pls 16-17.
guilliemi Hampson, 1914 Unavailable name Hampson G. F. 1914a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. Supplement Volume 1. Catalogue of the Amatidae and Arctiadae (Nolinae and Lithosianae) in the collection of the British Museum. - — :i-xxviii, 1-858, pls 1-41.
haemalea Camera Holland, 1893 Species Holland W. J. 1893a. Descriptions of new species and genera of West African Lepidoptera. - Psyche 6(201):373-376, 393-400, 411-418, 431-434, 451-454, 469-476 (…) 549-552, 565-568, pls 10, 17, 18, 20, 21.
herona Camera (Druce, 1887) Species Druce H. 1887b. Descriptions of some new species of Lepidoptera Heterocera, mostly from tropical Africa. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1887:668-686, pl. 55.
humfreyi Hampson, 1914 Synonym of species Hampson G. F. 1914a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. Supplement Volume 1. Catalogue of the Amatidae and Arctiadae (Nolinae and Lithosianae) in the collection of the British Museum. - — :i-xxviii, 1-858, pls 1-41.
humphreyi Camera Rothschild, 1912 Species Rothschild W. 1912a. A synonymic catalogue of the Syntomid genus Balacra Walk., with descriptions of new species. - Novitates Zoologicae 19(1):119-122, pls 13-14.
inflammata Camera Hampson, 1914 Synonym of species Hampson G. F. 1914a. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. Supplement Volume 1. Catalogue of the Amatidae and Arctiadae (Nolinae and Lithosianae) in the collection of the British Museum. - — :i-xxviii, 1-858, pls 1-41.
intermedia Camera Rothschild, 1912 Synonym of species Rothschild W. 1912a. A synonymic catalogue of the Syntomid genus Balacra Walk., with descriptions of new species. - Novitates Zoologicae 19(1):119-122, pls 13-14.
kivensis Camera Dufrane, 1945 Synonym of species Dufrane A. 1945. Lépidoptères du Kivu (3e note). - Bulletin & Annales de la Société entomologique de Belgique 81:91-143.
laureola Camera (Druce, 1910) Synonym of species Druce H. 1910a. Descriptions of some new species of Heterocera from tropical Africa. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 5(29):393-402.
longimacula (Dufrane, 1945) Unavailable name Dufrane A. 1945. Lépidoptères du Kivu (3e note). - Bulletin & Annales de la Société entomologique de Belgique 81:91-143.
longimaculata Camera Strand, 1912 Unavailable name Strand E. 1912k. Zoologische Ergebnisse der Expedition des Herrn G. Tessmann nach Süd-Kamerun und Spanisch Guinea. Lepidoptera I. (Saturniidae, Brahmaeidae, Striphnopterygidae, Sphingidae, Notodontidae, Syntomididae [sic], Hypsidae und Agaristidae). - Archiv für Naturgeschichte 78 (A)(6):139-197, pl. 2.
magna Camera Hulstaert, 1923 Synonym of species Hulstaert P. G. 1923b. Hétérocères nouveaux du Congo belge. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 11(4):406-411.
melaena Camera (Hampson, 1905) Synonym of species Hampson G. F. 1905c. Descriptions of new genera and species of Syntomidae, Arctiadae, Agaristidae, and Noctuidae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 15(89):425-453.
micromacula Camera (Strand, 1920) Synonym of species Strand E. 1920e. Kritische Bemerkungen und Berichtigungen zum Supplementband I des Hampson'schen "Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae". - Deutsche entomologische Zeitschrift Iris 34:217-226.
monotonia Camera (Strand, 1912) Species Strand E. 1912k. Zoologische Ergebnisse der Expedition des Herrn G. Tessmann nach Süd-Kamerun und Spanisch Guinea. Lepidoptera I. (Saturniidae, Brahmaeidae, Striphnopterygidae, Sphingidae, Notodontidae, Syntomididae [sic], Hypsidae und Agaristidae). - Archiv für Naturgeschichte 78 (A)(6):139-197, pl. 2.
nigripennis Camera (Aurivillius, 1904) Species Aurivillius C. 1904c. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Insektenfauna von Kamerun. 11. Lepidoptera Heterocera II. - Arkiv för Zoologi 2(4):1-68, pl. 1.
obliterata Camera (Grünberg, 1907) Unavailable name Grünberg K. 1907b. Einige neue afrikanische Heteroceren (Lep.). - Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 1907:431-437, pl. 4.
ochracea Walker, 1869 Synonym of species Walker F. 1869b. In: Chapman T., On some lepidopterous insects from Congo. - Proceedings of the Natural History Society of Glasgow 1:325-378, pls 5-7.
oreophila Camera Kiriakoff, 1963 Synonym of species Kiriakoff S. G. 1963a. Exploration du Parc Albert. Deuxième série. Lepidoptera Heterocera (partim). - — 16(3):73-124.
preussi Camera (Aurivillius, 1904) Species Aurivillius C. 1904c. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Insektenfauna von Kamerun. 11. Lepidoptera Heterocera II. - Arkiv för Zoologi 2(4):1-68, pl. 1.
pulchra Camera Aurivillius, 1892 Species Aurivillius C. 1892. Verzeichniss einer von Herrn Fritz Theorin aus Gabon und dem Gebiete des Camerunflusses heimgebrachten Schmetterlings-Sammlung. II. Heterocera. - Entomologisk Tidskrift 13:181-200.
punctata Camera Dufrane, 1945 Unavailable name Dufrane A. 1945. Lépidoptères du Kivu (3e note). - Bulletin & Annales de la Société entomologique de Belgique 81:91-143.
rattrayi Camera (Rothschild, 1910) Species Rothschild W. 1910c. Descriptions of new Syntomidae. - Novitates Zoologicae 17(3):429-445.
rubricincta Camera Holland, 1893 Species Holland W. J. 1893a. Descriptions of new species and genera of West African Lepidoptera. - Psyche 6(201):373-376, 393-400, 411-418, 431-434, 451-454, 469-476 (…) 549-552, 565-568, pls 10, 17, 18, 20, 21.
separata Camera (Strand, 1917) Unavailable name Strand E. 1917d. Neue und wenig bekannte Nebenformen von Syntomididen. - Archiv für Naturgeschichte 82 (A) (1916)(2):79-86.
similis Camera Hulstaert, 1923 Synonym of species Hulstaert P. G. 1923b. Hétérocères nouveaux du Congo belge. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 11(4):406-411.
simplex Aurivillius, 1925 Synonym of species Aurivillius C. 1925b. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der zweiten Deutschen Zentralafrika-Expedition 1910-1911 unter Führung Adolf Friedrichs, Herzog zu Mecklenburg. Band 1 Zoologie, Lieferung 18, Lepidoptera IV. - — 1(18):1243-1359, pls 49-50.
simplicior Camera Kiriakoff, 1957 Synonym of species Kiriakoff S. G. 1957c. Lépidoptères nouveaux du Congo belge. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 55(3-4):269-284.
speculigera Camera Grünberg, 1907 Synonym of species Grünberg K. 1907b. Einige neue afrikanische Heteroceren (Lep.). - Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 1907:431-437, pl. 4.
stigmatica Camera (Grünberg, 1907) Synonym of species Grünberg K. 1907b. Einige neue afrikanische Heteroceren (Lep.). - Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 1907:431-437, pl. 4.
testacea Camera (Aurivillius, 1881) Synonym of species Aurivillius C. 1881. Om en samling fjärilar från Gaboon. - Entomologisk Tidskrift 2:38-47.
ugandae Camera (Rothschild, 1910) Synonym of species Rothschild W. 1910c. Descriptions of new Syntomidae. - Novitates Zoologicae 17(3):429-445.
umbra Camera (Druce, 1910) Synonym of species Druce H. 1910a. Descriptions of some new species of Heterocera from tropical Africa. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 5(29):393-402.
vitreata Camera (Rothschild, 1910) Synonym of species Rothschild W. 1910c. Descriptions of new Syntomidae. - Novitates Zoologicae 17(3):429-445.
vitreigutta Camera Hulstaert, 1923 Synonym of species Hulstaert P. G. 1923b. Hétérocères nouveaux du Congo belge. - Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Africaines 11(4):406-411.