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

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Genus:
Ocnophilella Fletcher, 1940 . Entomologists Rec. J. Var. 52 : 18.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : TINEINAE

Type-species:
Ocnophila autocrypta Meyrick, 1926. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 23: 345. [(of Ocnophila Meyrick, 1926)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Ocnophilella was established as an objective replacement name for Ocnophila Meyrick, 1926, a junior homonym.

See also: Hilarochorda Gozmany & Vari, 1973.

Robinson (2001) included 2 species in the genus.

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Junior name(s):
Hilarochorda Gozmany & Vari, 1973: 41.
Ocnophila Meyrick, 1926: 345.


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