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

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Rhodostrophia Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 300.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Phalaena calabra Petagna, 1786. Spec. Insect. ulterioris Calabriae : 38, pl., fig.23.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1895. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 3: 455. [(but included by Hübner as calabraria)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) [ITALY]: Calabria, (? Depository)..

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Phalaena calabraria Hübner, 1790, Beitr. Gesch. Schmett. 2 (4): 92, pl.2, fig. M is an unjustified emendation of P. calabra Petagna, 1786.

Parsons et al. (1999) included DELOCHARIS Butler, 1883; LEPTOSIDIA Hampson, 1903; and PELLONIA Duponchel, 1829 as junior synonyms of RHODOSTROPHIA Hübner, 1823. Parsons et al. (1999) included 69 species and 46 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus RHODOSTROPHIA.

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