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

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Genus:
Rhangena Moore, 1886 . Lepid. Ceylon 3 : 375.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Rhangena roseipennis Moore, 1886. Lepid. Ceylon 3: 376, pl.184, fig.12.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female CEYLON: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See also: Phycidimorpha Hampson, 1893.

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

Poole (1989) included PHYCIDIMORPHA Hampson, 1893 as a junior synonym of RHANGENA Moore, 1886.

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

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