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

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Genus:
Voliba Walker, 1866 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (35) : 1983.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : SPILOMELINAE

Type-species:
Gabrisa scoparialis Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1266. [(of GABRISA Walker, 1866)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Voliba was established as the objective replacement name for Gabrisa Walker, [1866].

See also: Stereocopa Meyrick, 1885.

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats VOLIBA in the CRAMBIDAE: SPILOMELINAE.

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Junior name(s):
Gabrisa Walker, 1866: 1266.
Stereocopa Meyrick, 1885: 448.


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