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

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Genus:
Rhiza Staudinger, 1889 . Stett. ent. Ztg 50 : 44.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Rhiza commoda Staudinger, 1889. Stett. ent. Ztg 50: 44.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 4 male & 3 females [U.S.S.R.]: [Kirghizia], S. of Issyk-Kul, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Rhiza when originally proposed contained a second species, but this was doubtfully included and, under the Code, Article 68 (c), is not eligible for selection as type-species.

Poole (1989) included RHIZA Staudinger, 1889 as a junior synonym of PSEUDOHADENA Alpheraky, 1889.

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