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

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Genus:
Rinaca Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (5) : 1199 [key]. [Nomenclaturally available but without included species until Walker, 1855 [December 8], ibidem 6: 1274]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : SATURNIINAE

Type-species:
Saturnia zuleika Hope, 1843. Trans. linn. Soc. Lond. 19: 132, pl.11, fig.5.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BANGLADESH]: Sylhet, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Rinaca Walker 1855 was downgraded to denote a subgenus of Saturnia Schrank, 1802 by Nassig 1994, Nachrichten des Entomologischen Vereins Apollo15 (3) : 256.

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