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

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Genus:
Rhodirphia Michener, 1949 . J. Kans. ent. Soc. 22 : 147.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : HEMILEUCINAE

Type-species:
Dirphia carminata Schaus, 1902. J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 10: 54.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) MEXICO: Jalapa, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Rhodirphia was established as a subgenus of Ormiscodes Blanchard, 1852.

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