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

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Genus:
Ogoa Walker, 1856 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (7) : 1763.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : LYMANTRIIDAE

Type-species:
Ogoa simplex Walker, 1856. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1764.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: [Durban] Port Natal, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher (1979) and Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Ogoa was established in the Drepanulidae, now Drepanidae; it was placed in the Liparidae, now Lymantriidae, by Kirby, 1892, Synonymic Cat. Lepid. Heterocera 1: 437.

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