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

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Genus:
Neorumia Bartlett-Calvert, 1893 . An. Univ. Chile 74 : 822. [1893 September, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1893216.]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Neorumia gigantea Bartlett-Calvert, 1893. An. Univ. Chile 74: 822, pl.2, fig.104. [; 1893, ibidem 1893: 216]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Fletcher , 1979. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 3: 138.

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) CHILE: Araucania; Valdivia, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

The genus was proposed in each of the two journals cited; in each case the wrapper of the part in which the name appeared was dated September 1893.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 3 species in the genus NEORUMIA.

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