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

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Genus:
Roptrophalaena ; Neave, 1940 . Nomencl. zool. 4 : 83.

Status:
Incorrect Subsequent Spelling

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : COCYTIINAE

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

An incorrect subsequent spelling.

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

An incorrect subsequent spelling of Rhoptrophalaena Hampson, 1918.

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Senior name:
Cocytia Boisduval, 1828: 22, pl.1, fig. 1.


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