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

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Genus:
Raphipeza Butler, 1880 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 5 : 386.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
LASIOCAMPOIDEA : LASIOCAMPIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Gogane turbata Butler, 1879. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5), 4: 237.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) MADAGASCAR: Antananarivo, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) and Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Raphipeza was established in the Liparidae, now Lymantriidae; it was placed by Saalm├╝ller, 1884, Lepid. Madagascar (1): 240 in the Bombycidae, associated with Lasiocampidae genera; and was transferred from the 'Liparidae' to the Lasiocampidae by Swinhoe, 1903, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1903: 497.

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