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

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Genus:
Olceclostera Butler, 1878 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1878 : 70.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : BOMBYCIDAE : APATELODINAE

Type-species:
Olceclostera irrorata Butler, 1878. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 70.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [BRAZIL]: Amazon region, Boa Vista, Rio Jutahi, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) and Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Olceclostera was established in the Notodontidae; it was placed in the Lasiocampidae by Kirby, 1892, Synonymic Cat. Lepid. Heterocera 1: 852; and in the Zanolinae, now Apatelodidae, by Draudt, 1929, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 6: 703.

OLCECLOSTERA was included within the subfamily BOMBYCIDAE: APATELODINAE by Lemaire & Minet, in Kristensen (1999).

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