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

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Genus:
Ruttellerona Swinhoe, 1894 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1894 : 220.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Boarmia cessaria Walker, 1860. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 383.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Prout , 1928. Bull. Hill Mus. Witley 2: 150.

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) - male CEYLON [SRI LANKA]: ? Locality, (OUM, Oxford)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 11 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus RUTTELLERONA.

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