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

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Genus:
Microloba Hampson, 1895 . Fauna Br. India (Moths) 3 : 333 [key], 405.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Unnecessary Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : LARENTIINAE

Type-species:
Tyloptera eburneata Christoph, 1881. Bull. Soc. Imp. Nat. Mosc. 55(3): 116. [(of TYLOPTERA Christoph, 1881)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.S.R.]: Vladivostock, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Proposed unnecessarily as an objective replacement name for Tyloptera Christoph, 1881, which is not preoccupied by Tylopterus Capiomont, 1868.

See: TYLOPTERA Christoph, 1881.

Parsons et al. (1999) included MICROLOBA Hampson, 1895 as a junior synonym of TYLOPTERA Christoph, 1881.

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Senior name:
Tyloptera Christoph, 1881: 114.


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