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

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Genus:
Rhynchopalpus Hampson, 1893 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 9 : 89.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOLIDAE : NOLINAE

Type-species:
Aglossa argentalis Moore, 1867. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 89.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1900. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 2: 31.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntypes - female [INDIA]: [W.] Bengal, Darjeeling, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included LIRA Billberg, 1820; CHLAMIFERA Hübner, 1822; ROESELIA Hübner, 1825; DIMONA Walker, 1858; MANOBA Walker, 1863; CELAMA Walker, 1865; SELCA Walker, 1866; TRIBUNTA Walker, 1866; ARADRAPHA Walker, 1866; MINNAGARA Walker, 1866; LEBENA Walker, 1866; ARGYROPHYES Grote, 1873; SOROCOSTIA Rosenstock, 1885; EPIZEUCTIS Meyrick, 1889; STENOLA Möschler, 1890; RHYNCHOPALPUS Hampson, 1893; and POLIOTHRIPA Hampson, 1902 as junior synonyms of NOLA Leach, 1815.

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