Butterflies and Moths of the World
Generic Names and their Type-species
Ripidophora Hübner, 1806
Tentamen determinationis digestionis
ALUCITOIDEA : ALUCITIDAE
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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