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

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Genus:
Ripidophora Hübner, 1806 . Tentamen determinationis digestionis : [2].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Rejected Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ALUCITOIDEA : ALUCITIDAE

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Included in a work rejected for nomenclatual purposes by the International, 1926, Smithson. misc. Collns 73 (4) (Opinion 97): 19. Also idem, 1954, Opin. Decl. int. Commn zool. Nom. 6 (Opinion 278): 140.

Only included species: Phalaena hexadactyla Linnaeus, 1758.

First made nomenclaturally available as Rhipidophora Hübner, 1822, a junior objective synonym of Alucita Linnaeus, 1758.

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