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

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Genus:
Rhabdotina Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 329.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Rhabdotina vittifera Hampson, 1926. Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 329.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male VENEZUELA: Esteban Valley, Las Quiguas, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

R. vittifera is a junior subjective synonym of Casandria phoenicias Hampson, 1918, Novit. zool. 25: 199, but proposed as * Cassandria, an incorrect subsequent spelling.

Poole (1989) included RHABDOTINA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

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

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