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

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Genus:
Stibaroma Meyrick, 1892 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2) 6 : 584 [key], 669.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : ENNOMINAE

Type-species:
Stibaroma melanotoxa Meyrick, 1892. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (2), 6: 669.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male AUSTRALIA: Victoria, Wimmera district; South Australia, Mt Lofty, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) stated:-

A junior homonym of Stibaroma Guest, 1887 - Lepid. Geometridae. Both the generic and specific names were made nomenclaturally available by Guest prior to their proposal and description by Meyrick; S. melanotoxa Meyrick is founded on a different type-specimen from that of S. melanotoxa Guest but the two are subjective synonyms. Stibaroma Guest is thus available as a subjective replacement name.

See: STIBAROMA Guest, 1887.

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

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Senior name:
Stibaroma Guest, 1887: 140.


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