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

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Genus:
Rhynchina Guenée, 1854 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 8 : 20.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HYPENINAE

Type-species:
Rhynchina pionealis Guenée, 1854. Hist. nat. Ins. 8: 21.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female INDIA: Central, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included CERAPTILA Guenée, 1854; and ZEKELITA Walker, 1863 as junior synonyms of RHYNCHINA Guenée, 1854.

Poole (1989) included 39 species in the genus RHYNCHINA.

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