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

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Risoba Moore, 1881 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1881 : 328.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Thyatira repugnans Walker, 1856. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 9.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) INDIA: north, (? Depository)..

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

This genus was originally proposed in the Thyatiridae, but has since been transferred to the Noctuidae, where it was placed by Meyrick, 1889, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1889: 472.

Poole (1989) included RISOBA in the subfamily NOCTUIDAE: SARROTHRIPINAE, which are included as a tribe within the NOLIDAE: CHLOEPHORINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included LYCOSELENE Möschler, 1887; and PITRASA Moore, 1882 as junior synonyms of RISOBA Moore, 1881.

Poole (1989) included 35 species in the genus RISOBA.

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Junior name(s):
Risola ; Warren, 1913: 293.

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