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

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Genus:
Rhodochlaena Hampson, 1906 , in Hewitson & Moore. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6 : ix [index], 131.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Dianthoecia botonga Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875. Reise √∂st. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.109, fig.28.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male SOUTH AFRICA: [Cape Prov.], Knysna, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus RHODOCHLAENA.

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