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

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Genus:
Oecophora Latreille, 1796 . Prècis Caractères génériques Insectes : 146. [Nomenclaturally available but without included nominal species until Latreille, [1802]. An X, in Sonnini's Buffon, Hist. nat. gén. particulière Crustacés Insectes 3: 417.]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : OECOPHORIDAE : OECOPHORINAE : OECOPHORINI

Type-species:
Tinea sulphurella Fabricius, 1777. Genera Insect. : 296.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent monotypy .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

See also: * Aecophora Blanchard, 1852; * Oecophera Costa, 1840.

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Junior name(s):
Aecophora ; Blanchard, 1852: 109.
Oecophera ; Costa, 1840: 84.


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