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

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Genus:
Rhodophthitus Butler, 1880 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 5 : 392.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Rhodophthitus formosus Butler, 1880. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5), 5: 392.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) MADAGASCAR: Fianarantsoa, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included HAMEOPIS Butler, 1898; NOTHABRAXAS Warren, 1897; and RHODOPAN Oberthür, 1916 as junior synonyms of RHODOPHTHITUS Butler, 1880.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 17 species in the genus RHODOPHTHITUS.

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