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

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Genus:
Rileyiana Moucha & Chvala, 1963 . J. Lepid. Soc. 17 : 169.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Phlogophora fovea Treitschke, 1825. In: Ochsenheimer, Schmett. Eur. 5(1): 380. [(of Thecophora Lederer, 1857)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female EUROPE: ? Locality, (HNHM, Budapest)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Rileyiana was proposed as the objective replacement name for Thecophora Lederer, 1857.

Poole (1989) included THECOPHORA Lederer, 1857 as a junior synonym of RILEYIANA Moucha & Chvala, 1963.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus RILEYIANA.

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Junior name(s):
Thecophora Lederer, 1857: 33, 99.


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