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

Genus details

Return to list  Search again

Genus:
Rhesalides Prout, 1921 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (9) 8 : 31.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Rhesalides keiensis Prout, 1921. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (9), 8: 31, pl.5, fig.4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [MOLUCCAS]: Kei Is, (BMNH, London)..

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

Poole (1989) included RHESALIDES Hampson, 1926 (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of RHESALIDES Prout, 1921.

Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus RHESALIDES.

Learn more about Noctuidae in Wikipedia

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to RHESALIDES and included species.

Junior name(s):
Rhesalides Hampson, 1926: 274.


Submit correction/addition