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

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Genus:
Rhadinopasa Karsch, 1891 . Ent. Nachr. Berlin 17 : 14.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : SMERINTHINAE : SMERINTHINI

Type-species:
Rhadinopasa udei Karsch, 1891. Ent. Nachr. Berlin 17: 15, pl.1, fig.4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(as Rhadinopasa hornimani Druce)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [GHANA] & CAMEROUN [CAMEROON]: Ashanti, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

R. udei is a junior subjective synonym of Basiana hornimani Druce, 1880, Entomologist's mon. Mag. 16: 268, a fact that Karsch must have realised between the printing of the text and the plate, for the legend to pl.1, fig.4 is labelled with the senior name.

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Junior name(s):
Rhadinopsis ; Kirby, 1892: 674.


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