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

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Genus:
Rhodocleptria Hampson, 1903 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 4 : ix [index], 33.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HELIOTHINAE

Type-species:
Heliothis incarnata Freyer, 1838. Neuere Beitr. Schmett. 3: 91, pl.256, fig.4.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes [TURKEY]: [Istanbul] Constantinople, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Rhodocleptria is a junior objective synonym of Chazaria Moore, 1881.

In Nye, 1975, Generic Names Moths World 1, the generic name Chazaria was omitted and Rhodocleptria was therefore incorrectly treated as though it could be used as a valid name.

Poole (1989) included RHODOCLEPTRIA Hampson, 1903 as a junior synonym of CHAZARIA Moore, 1881.

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Senior name:
Chazaria Moore, 1881: 361.


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