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

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Genus:
Rectipalpula Joannis, 1900 . Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 1900 : 280.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Oxyodes billeti Joannis, 1900. Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. : 280.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 male & 1 female INDIA & VIETNAM: [W. Bengal], Darjeeling & N.E. Tonkin, Cao-Bang, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Rectipalpula was proposed as a sub-genus of Oxyodes Guenée, 1852.

Poole (1989) included RECTIPALPULA Joannis, 1900 as a junior synonym of OXYODES Guenée, 1852.

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