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

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Obelura Warren, 1908 . Novit. zool. 15 : 342.    [BHLBHL]

Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
THYRIDOIDEA : THYRIDIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Banisia dohertyi Warren, 1897. Novit. zool. 4: 196, pl.5, fig.28.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

A junior homonym of Obelura Burr, 1907 Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1907: 119 - Insecta Dermaptera. No replacement name is currently available.

Novobelura is the objective replacement name for the preoccupied name Obelura Warren 1908 nec Burr 1907, by Shaffer & Nielsen, 1996, Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera 4 : 162.

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Senior name:
Novobelura Shaffer & Nielsen, 1996: 162.

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