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

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Genus:
Ogovia Holland, 1892 . Entomologist 25 : 95.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Ogovia tavetensis Holland, 1892. Entomologist : 95.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male AFRICA: Eastern, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included OGOVIA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included TOLNOSPHINGIA Berio, 1964 as a junior synonym of OGOVIA Holland, 1892.

Poole (1989) included 6 species in the genus OGOVIA.

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Junior name(s):
Ogoria ; Gr├╝nberg, 1911: 118.


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