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

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Genus:
Oinophila Stephens, 1848 . Proc. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 5 : xli.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
TINEOIDEA : TINEIDAE : HIEROXESTINAE

Type-species:
Gracillaria v-flava Haworth, 1828. Lepid. Br. : 530.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Oinophila was included in the "Lyonetiadae" by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 152; it was transferred to the Tineidae by Davis, 1978, Smithson. Contr. Zool. 282: 1.

See also: Oenophila [Dunning & Pickard], [1859].

OINOPHILA was included within the subfamily TINEIDAE: HIEROXESTINAE by Davis & Robinson, in Kristensen (1999).

Robinson (2001) included 2 species in the genus.

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Junior name(s):
Oenophila ; Dunning & Pickard, 1859: 99.


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