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

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Genus:
Rowdenia Nye, 1975 . Generic Names Moths World 1 : 435.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HYPENINAE

Type-species:
Tomyris nigropuncta Druce, 1890. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera), 1: 440, pl.35, fig.25. [(of Tomyris Druce, 1890)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males GUATEMALA & PANAMA: Volcan de Atitlan & Chiriqui, Caldera, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

This name [ROWDENIA] is proposed in honour of Mr Robert M. Rowden in appreciation of his ever willing assistance during the later stages of the compilation of this catalogue.

Poole (1989) included ROWDENIA as a junior synonym of ROWDENIA Nye, 1975.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus ROWDENIA.

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Junior name(s):
Tomyris Druce, 1890: 440.


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