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

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Genus:
Recoropha Nye, 1975 . Generic Names Moths World 1 : 426.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Polia canteneri Duponchel, 1833. Revue ent. (Silbermann), 1(1): 37, pl.3. [(of Phorocera Guenée, 1852)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1906. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6: 166.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) FRANCE: Hyéres, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PHOROCERA Guenée, 1852 (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of RECOROPHA Nye, 1975.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus RECOROPHA.

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Junior name(s):
Phorocera Guenée, 1852: 31.


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