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

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Genus:
Rhabdophera Staudinger, 1898 . Dt. ent. Z. 10 : 296.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Rhabdophera messrae Staudinger, 1898. Dt. ent. Z. 10: 296, pl.9, fig.18.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 12 (male & female) [JORDAN] PALESTINE: Dead Sea, Messra peninsula, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

R. messrae is a junior subjective synonym of Remigia arefacta Swinhoe, 1884, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1884: 521, pl. 48, fig. 2.

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

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