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

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Genus:
Euwallengrenia Fletcher, 1968 . Ruwenzori Exped. 1952 1(8) : 341.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
LASIOCAMPOIDEA : LASIOCAMPIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Olyra caffra Wallengren, 1860. Wien. ent. Monatschr. 4: 166. [(of Olyra Wallengren, 1865)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: Caffraria, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

O. caffra is a junior subjective synonym of Odonestis reducta Walker, 1855, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 6: 1411.

Euwallengrenia was established as the objective replacement name for Olyra Wallengren, 1865.

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Junior name(s):
Olyra Wallengren, 1865: 31.


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