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

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Genus:
Oenospila Swinhoe, 1892 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1892 : 5.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Thalera flavifusata Walker, 1861. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 596.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female CEYLON [SRI LANKA]: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included 10 species in the genus OENOSPILA.

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