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

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Genus:
Rhesala Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (15) : 1776.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Rhesala imparata Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1777.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See also: Hingula Moore, 1882.

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

Poole (1989) included MAGULABA Walker, 1866 [January 13]; and RIMULIA Saalm├╝ller, 1891 as junior synonyms of RHESALA Walker, 1858.

Poole (1989) included 12 species in the genus RHESALA.

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