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

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Genus:
Rethera Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 . Novit. zool. 9(Suppl. Part 1) : 500 [key], 547.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : MACROGLOSSINAE : MACROGLOSSINI : MACROGLOSSINA

Type-species:
Deilephila komarovi Christoph, 1885. In: Romanoff, Mém. Lépid. 2: 169, pl.15, figs 2a, 2b.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.S.R.]: [Turkmeniya], Ashkhabad, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Kitching & Cadiou (2000) list BORSHOMIA Austaut, 1905 as a junior synonym of RETHERA Rothschild & Jordan, 1903.

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Junior name(s):
Borshomia Austaut, 1905: 30.


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