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

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Genus:
Rhizogramma Lederer, 1857 . Noctuinen Eur. : 35, 109.

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena petroriza Borkhausen, 1792. Naturg. eur. Schmett. 4: 343.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(but cited by Lederer as *`petrorhiza Bkh.', an incorrect subsequent spelling)]

Type specimens:
Type FRANCE: ? Locality, [Type(s) lost]..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Rhizogramma is a junior objective synonym of Auchmis Hübner, [1821].

See: AUCHMIS Hübner, [1821] 1816.

Poole (1989) included RHIZOGRAMMA Lederer, 1857; EUSCOTIA Butler, 1889; TRICHORHIZA Hampson, 1905; and STENOSTIGMA Warren, 1910 as junior synonyms of AUCHMIS Hübner, 1821.

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Senior name:
Auchmis Hübner, 1821: 243.


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