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

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Genus:
Rhobonda Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (28) : 424.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
CHOREUTOIDEA : CHOREUTIDAE : CHOREUTINAE

Type-species:
Rhobonda gaurisana Walker, 1863. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 425.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) and Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Rhobonda was included in the "Glyphipterygidae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 194; it was included in the Hemerophilidae, now Choreutidae, by Walsingham, 1914, in Godmann & Salvin, Biologica cent.-am. (Zool.) Lepid.-Heterocera 4: 314.

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