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

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Genus:
Rhipha Walker, 1854 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (1) : 273.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Euchromia strigosa Walker, 1854. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 273.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) BRAZIL: Rio de Janeiro, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Rhipha was established as a subgenus of Euchromia Hübner, [1819], in the Zygaenides, now Zygaenidae; it was placed, as a valid genus, in the Arctiidae, by Kirby, 1892, Synonymic Cat. Lepid. Heterocera 1: 171.

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Junior name(s):
Rhina ; Travassos, 1954: 213.


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