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

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Genus:
Rhesalistis Hampson, 1926 . Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 276.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Magulaba rotundata Rothschild, 1915. Lepid. Br. Ornith. Union and Wollaston Expedns : 65.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 3 male & 1 females NEW GUINEA: [West Irian], Snow Mts, Utakwa River, (BMNH, London)..

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

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

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