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

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Ochrocalama Hampson, 1908 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7 : 6 [key].    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Megalodes xanthia Hampson, 1905. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 3: 434.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male [SOUTH AFRICA]: Natal, Delvin, (BMNH, London)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Hampson, 1910, ibidem 9: 227 (as type)

Nye (1975) stated:-

Available, but without included species until Hampson, 1910, ibidem 9:x, 226.

Poole (1989) included OCHROCALAMA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus OCHROCALAMA.

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