Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Hondryches Nye, 1975 . Generic Names Moths World 1 : 244.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Rhynchodes phalaeniformis Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 6: 394. [(of RHYNCODES Guenée, 1852)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males [SOUTH AFRICA]: Pays des Namaquois, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included HONDRYCHES in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included RHYNCHODES Guenée, 1852 (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of HONDRYCHES Nye, 1975.

Poole (1989) included 9 species in the genus HONDRYCHES.

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Junior name(s):
Rhynchodes Guenée, 1852: 393.
Rhyncodes ; Hampson, 1910: 433.


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