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

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Stibaroma Guest, 1887 . Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 9 : 140.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:

Stibaroma melanotoxa Guest, 1887. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 9: 140.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(but included as melanotoxa Meyrick, an incorrect authorship)]

Type specimens:
Holotype - male AUSTRALIA: [South Australia], Balhannah district, (? Depository)..

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Guest probably obtained both the generic and specific names from Meyrick as an identification and unintentionally made them nomenclaturally available before Meyrick's generic and specific descriptions were published.

Parsons et al. (1999) included STIBAROMA Meyrick, 1892 as a junior synonym of STIBAROMA Guest, 1887.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 2 species in the genus STIBAROMA.

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Junior name(s):
Stibaroma Meyrick, 1892: 584 (key), 669.

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