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

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Genus:
Lobus Fletcher, 1979 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 3 : 118.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Scioglyptis lithinopa Meyrick, 1892. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2), 6: 593. [(of SCIOGLYPTIS Meyrick, 1892)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Turner , 1917. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 42: 336.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) AUSTRALIA: Queensland, Brisbane, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Established as an objective replacement name for SCIOGLYPTIS Meyrick, 1892.

Parsons et al. (1999) included SCIOGLYPTIS Meyrick, 1892 as a junior synonym of LOBUS Fletcher, 1979.

Parsons et al. (1999) included only 1 species in the genus LOBUS.

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Junior name(s):
Scioglyptis Meyrick, 1892: 583 (key), 593.


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