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

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Genus:
Rhodinia Staudinger, 1892 , in Romanoff. Mém. Lépid. 6 : 327.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : SATURNIINAE

Type-species:
Rhodia newara Moore, 1872. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 578.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) NEPAL: Katmandu, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Rhodinia was established as the objective replacement name for Rhodia Moore, 1872.

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Junior name(s):
Rhodia Moore, 1872: 578.


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