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

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Genus:
Rhiscipha Walker, 1865 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (33) : 850.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Rhiscipha scissa Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 851.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male CONGO: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included RHISCIPHA Walker, 1865 as a junior synonym of PANTYDIA Guenée, 1852.

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