BantaAndrew V. Z. Brower
- Banta anna
- Banta banta
- Banta fulvomargo
- Banta linnei
IntroductionA small genus endemic to New Guinea. The four species are known from a total of 11 specimens.
According to de Jong (2008), Banta species are differentiated from those of related genera by the presence of a very wide and undivided uncus.
de Jong, R. 2008 Notes on some skippers of the Taractrocera-group (Lepipdoptera: Hesperiide: Hesperiinae) from New Guinea. Zool. Med. Leiden 82, 73-80.
Parsons M. 1999. The butterflies of Papua New Guinea: their systematics and biology. Academic Press, San Diego.
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