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

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Genus:
Rhododactyla Warren, 1889 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1889 : 247.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Colobochila elicrina Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875. Reise √∂st. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.120, fig.17.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female [BRAZIL]: R. Amazon, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included RHODODACTYLA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus RHODODACTYLA.

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