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

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Genus:
Rhubuna Walker, 1858 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (15) : 1820.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CATOCALINAE

Type-species:
Rhubuna irresoluta Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1821.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 3 (male & female) [DOMINICAN REPUBLIC]: St. Domingo, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included SAFIA Guenée, 1852; CAMPOMETRA Guenée, 1852; YRIAS Guenée, 1852; RHUBUNA Walker, 1858; and PLACONIA Möschler, 1880 as junior synonyms of METRIA Hübner, 1823.

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Junior name(s):
Rhubina ; Hampson, 1913: 165.


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