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

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Raphia Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 212.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Noctua hybris Hübner, 1813. Samml. eur. Schmett. 4: pl.111, fig.518.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 6.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Nye (1975) included RAPHIA in the subfamily NOCTUIDAE : OPHIDERINAE.

Poole (1989) included RAPHIA in the subfamily PANTHEINAE, treated as a family by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999), although the later included RAPHIA in the subfamily NOCTUIDAE: RAPHIINAE.

Poole (1989) included RHAPHIA Agassiz, 1847; ANODONTA Rambur, 1858 (preoccupied); CERTILA Walker, 1865; and SALIGENA Walker, 1865 as junior synonyms of RAPHIA Hübner, 1821.

Poole (1989) included 12 species in the genus RAPHIA.

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Junior name(s):
Anodonta Rambur, 1858: pl.4, fig. 7.
Rhaphia ; Agassiz, 1847: 321, 323.

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