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

Genus details

Search again

Genus:
Orrhodia Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 231.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Bombyx vaupunctatum Esper, 1786. Die Schmett. in Abbildungen 3: 385, pl.76, fig.4.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1906. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6: 443.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes [GERMANY]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

B. vaupunctatum is a junior subjective synonym of Phalaena rubiginosa Scopoli, 1763, Ent. Carniolica :213.

Poole (1989) included ORBONA Hübner, 1821; ORRHODIA Hübner, 1821; GLOIA Hübner, 1822; GLAEA Stephens, 1829; and DASYCAMPA Guenée, 1837 as junior synonyms of CONISTRA Hübner, 1821.

Learn more about Noctuidae in Wikipedia

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to ORRHODIA and included species.


Submit correction/addition