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

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Rivula Guenée, 1845 . Cat. méth. Lépid. Eur. : 206.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Phalaena sericealis Scopoli, 1763. Ent. carniolica : 242.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(but cited as `sericealis, W.V.', an incorrect authority.)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [YUGOSLAVIA]: [Slovenia] Carniola, (? Depository)..

Poole (1989) included RIVULA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). However, the latter included RIVULA in the subfamily HYPENINAE.

Poole (1989) included CHOLIMMA Walker, 1863; MOTINA Walker, 1863; RHAZUNDA Walker, 1866; PASIRA Moore, 1882 (preoccupied); and RIVULANA Bethune-Baker, 1911 as junior synonyms of RIVULA Guenée, 1845.

Poole (1989) included 76 species in the genus RIVULA.

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Junior name(s):
Pasira Moore, 1882: 197.

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