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

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Saligena Walker, 1865 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (32) : 605.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Saligena personata Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 606.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) U.S.A.: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

S. personata is a junior subjective synonym of Raphia frater Grote, 1864, Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 2: 435, pl.9, fig. 7.

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

This genus was originally proposed in the Thyatiridae, but has since been transferred to the Noctuidae, where it was placed by Smith, 1893, Bull. U.S. natn. Mus. 44: 32.

Poole (1989) included RHAPHIA Agassiz, 1847; ANODONTA Rambur, 1858 (preoccupied); CERTILA Walker, 1865; and SALIGENA Walker, 1865 as junior synonyms of RAPHIA Hübner, 1821.

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