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

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Genus:
Rhuma Walker, 1860 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (21) : 312 [key], 483.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Rhuma subaurata Walker, 1860. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 484.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male [AUSTRALIA]: [Queensland], Moreton Bay, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus RHUMA.

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