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

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Genus:
Ramphia Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 142.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Noctua albizona Latreille, 1817. In: Humboldt & Bonpland, Voy. Rég. equinox. Nouv. Continent (Zool.), 2: 136, pl.43, figs 5, 6.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1913. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 13: 161.

Type specimens:
Type(s) EQUATORIAL SOUTH AMERICA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus RAMPHIA.

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Junior name(s):
Rumphia ; Pagenstecker, 1909: 424.


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