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

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Genus:
Rhizotype Hampson, 1906 , in Hewitson & Moore. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6 : xii [index], 373.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Bombyx flammea Esper, 1785. Die Schmett. in Abbildungen 3: 269, pl.53, fig.3, a.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - female ITALY: Southern, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See also: Trigonophora Hübner, [1821].

Poole (1989) included RHIZOTYPE Hampson, 1906 as a junior synonym of TRIGONOPHORA Hübner, 1821.

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