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

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Genus:
Obolcola Walker, 1861 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (23) : 948 [key]. [Nomenclaturally available, but without included species until Walker, 1862, ibidem 24: 1101.]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Obolcola inconclusaria Walker, 1862. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1102.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male SOUTH AFRICA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

O. inconclusaria is a junior subjective synonym of Stegania petronaria Guenée, 1857, in Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Insectes (Spec. gén. Lépid.) 10: 44; 1858, ibidem Atlas: pl.11, fig.3.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 9 species in the genus OBOLCOLA.

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