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

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Genus:
Rucana Rindge, 1983 . Bull. amer. Mus. nat. Hist. 175(2) : 216.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Ischnopteris abnormipalpis Warren, 1904. Novit. zool. 11: 116.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
? by original designation/monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males, 1 female PERU: (south-east), Carabaya, Santo Domingo, 6000 ft, (BMNH, London)..

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

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