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

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Genus:
Raparna Moore, 1882 , in Hewitson & Moore. Descr. new Ind. Lep. Coll. Atkinson : 177.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Raparna ochreipennis Moore, 1882. In: Hewitson & Moore, Descr. new Ind. Lep. Coll. Atkinson : 178, pl.6, fig.8.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes [INDIA]: Bengal, Parisnath, (BMNH, London)..

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

Poole (1989) included 21 species in the genus RAPARNA

RAPARNA Moore, 1882 was referred to the Phytometrini within the Noctuidae by Wiltshire, 1990, Fauna of Saudi Arabia 11 : 233.

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


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