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

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Genus:
Rhopalodes Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 10 : 360.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Rhopalodes castniata Guenée, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 10: 361. [; 1858, ibidem Atlas: pl.20, fig.2]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female BRAZIL: ? Locality, (MNHN, Paris)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 16 species in the genus RHOPALODES.

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