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

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Genus:
Rohaniella Bouvier, 1927 . C. r. hebd. Séanc. Acad. Sci. Paris 184 : 1291.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SATURNIIDAE : SATURNIINAE

Type-species:
Bunaea pygmaea Maassen, 1885. Beitr. Schmett. 5: fig.100.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Pinhey , 1972. Emperor Moths S. & S. Cent. Afr. : 65.

Type specimens:
Type(s) [WEST AFRICA]: [Quango], (MNHU, Berlin, Germany).. The type-locality, taken from the holotype in the MNHU, Berlin, was kindly supplied by Dr H.J. Hannemann and probably refers to Angola: Quango, 9&18'S 15&11'E

Notes:
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