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

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Genus:
Rhodareas Kirby, 1892 . Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1 : 254.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Arctia melanopsis Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 280.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Watson, Fletcher & Nye , 1980. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 2: 170.

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SRI LANKA] CEYLON: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Rhodareas was attributed to Butler (as a manuscript name) by Kirby.

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