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

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Genus:
Rhaphia ; Agassiz, 1847 . Nomencl. zool. (Index univ.) : 321, 323.

Status:
Unjustified Emendation

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : RAPHIINAE

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

An unjustified emendation of Raphia Hübner, [1821].

Poole (1989) included RHAPHIA Agassiz, 1847; ANODONTA Rambur, 1858 (preoccupied); CERTILA Walker, 1865; and SALIGENA Walker, 1865 as junior synonyms of RAPHIA Hübner, 1821.

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Senior name:
Raphia Hübner, 1821: 212.


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