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

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Genus:
Rejectaria Guenée, 1854 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 8 : 85.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Rejectaria cocytalis Guenée, 1854. Hist. nat. Ins. 8: 86.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Schaus , 1916. Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 50: 346.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [FRENCH GUIANA]: Cayenne, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included REJECTARIA in the subfamily HERMINIINAE.

Poole (1989) included BLEMMATIA Herrich-Schäffer, 1870; NARCAEA Druce, 1891; and THEOTINUS Druce, 1891 as junior synonyms of REJECTARIA Guenée, 1854.

Poole (1989) included 37 species in the genus REJECTARIA.

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