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

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Genus:
Rhaesena Walker, 1866 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (35) : 1973.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Rhaesena transcissa Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1974.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [AUSTRALIA]: [W. Aust.] Swan River, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

R. transcissa is a junior subjective synonym of Bertula subcupralis Walker, [1866] 1865, ibidem 34: 1167. See also: Symplusia Holland, 1894.

Poole (1989) included CHABORA Walker, 1866 (preoccupied); RHAESENA Walker, 1866; SYMPLUSIA Holland, 1894; MECYNOPTERA Schaus, 1913 (preoccupied); CHIRCONIA Schaus, 1916; DIODINES Schaus, 1916; MATILOXIS Schaus, 1916; and DURIGA Schaus, 1940 as junior synonyms of RADARA Walker, 1862.

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Junior name(s):
Rhoesena ; Viette, 1961: 184.


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