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

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Genus:
Rougeotiana Laporte, 1974 . Bull. Soc. ent. Fr. 79 : 33.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Sphingomorpha xanthoperas Hampson, 1926. Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 102.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [GHANA] GOLD COAST: Kumasi, (BMNH, London)..

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

Rougeotiana in the Noctuidae, Ophiderinae is cited here as it was not included in Nye, 1975, Generic Names Moths World 1.

Poole (1989) included ROUGEOTIANA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

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