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type genus

n.
The taxonomic genus that is designated as representative of the family to which it belongs.

type genus

Any taxonomic genus selected as being representative of the family to which it belongs.

type genus

the genus from which the name of the family or subfamily is derived.
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In examining those structures, we found that the striated texture of the small trichobothrial hood, plus the presence of PMS paracribellar spigots and PLS modified spigot (amaurobiid PLS spigot of Wang 2000), are unique and define Amaurobius (the type genus of the family) and related genera including, at least, Callobius Chamberlin 1947, Pimus Chamberlin 1947 and Taira Lehtinen 1967.
The name is currently used as a valid generic name in Opiliones as the type genus of the family Oncopodidae Thorell 1876 (Schwendinger & Martens 2004).
In addition to this, we herein propose the replacement name Sandokanidae new name for the family name Oncopodidae because its type genus Oncopus Thorell 1876 is invalid and the type genus of a family-group name must be valid.
Ennius falls in the subclade of Myrochea StAl, the type genus of the tribe Myrocheini StAl with the genera Kyrtalus Van Duzee, Neococalus Bergroth, Humria Linnavuori, Erachtheus StAl, Dellegorguella Spinola, Ennius, Munshiana Ahmad and Kamaluddin, Stysicoris Ahmad and Kamaluddin, Dorpius Distant and Myrochea with clearcut synapomorphies i.
The generic epithet prefix is from Latin scalpell-, referring to the shape of the forewing, and Aboilus, the type genus of the subfamily.
Aboilus Martynov 1925 is the type genus of Aboilinae and 19 described species are hitherto assigned to this genus.
Beginning with the redefinition of the family along with a revision of its type genus Trechalea Thorell 1869 (Carico 1993), the goal was to reveal the taxonomy of the remaining members of this unique family through revisions of the included genera.
Bur derived from Burma, the former name of Myanmar, and lagonomegops, the type genus of the family.
Genera included: Type genus, Triadosialis Handlirsch, 1906 with one species from the Olenekian of Germany; Nivopteria Lin, 1978 with one species from the Middle Triassic of China; Paratomia Aristov, 2004 with one species from the Induan of Russia; Protomia Aristov, 2004 with one species from the Kazanian of Russia; Miralioma Aristov, 2004 with two species from the Kazanian and Urzhumian of Russia; and monotypic Iphikozulu gen.