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

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Genus:
Rhynchodes Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 6 : 393.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Rhynchodes phalaeniformis Guenée, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. (Lépid.), 6: 394.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) SOUTH AFRICA: Pays de Namaquois, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Rhynchodes White, 1846, Zool. Voyage H. M. S. Erebus & Terror (Insects): 16, -Coleoptera. The objective replacement name is Hondryches nom. n. [Nye, 1975].

See: HONDRYCHES Nye, 1975.

Poole (1989) included RHYNCHODES Guenée, 1852 (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of HONDRYCHES Nye, 1975.

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Senior name:
Hondryches Nye, 1975: 244.


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