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

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Genus:
Ripogenus Grote, 1865 . Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 4 : 325.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : EUTELIIDAE : EUTELIINAE

Type-species:
Ripogenus pulcherrimus Grote, 1865. Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 4: 326.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 ex. [U.S.A.]: New Jersey, Hoboken, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included EURHIPIA Boisduval, 1829; PHLEGETONIA Guenée, 1852; RIPOGENUS Grote, 1865; ZOBIA Saalmüller, 1891; ALOTSA Swinhoe, 1900; SILACIDA Swinhoe, 1900; and NOCTASOTA Clench, 1954 as junior synonyms of EUTELIA Hübner, 1823.

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