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

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Genus:
Rimulia Saalmüller, 1891 . Lepid. Madagascar : 483.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Rimulia malgassica Heyden, 1891. In: Saalmüller, Lepid. Madagascar : 483, fig.173.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) MADAGASCAR: ? Locality, (FNS, Frankfurt)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

R. malgassica is a junior subjective synonym of Magulaba moestalis Walker, [1866].

See also: Magulaba Walker, [1866].

Poole (1989) included MAGULABA Walker, 1866 [January 13]; and RIMULIA Saalmüller, 1891 as junior synonyms of RHESALA Walker, 1858.

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