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

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Genus:
Oligia Hübner, 1821 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 213.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena strigilis Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 516.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1895. Abh. naturw. Ver. Bremen. 14: 79.

Type specimens:
Type(s) EUROPE: ? Locality, (LS, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included OLIGIA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included MIANA Stephens, 1829; and PROCUS Agassiz, 1846 as junior synonyms of OLIGIA Hübner, 1821.

Poole (1989) included 71 species in the genus OLIGIA.

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Junior name(s):
Miana Stephens, 1829: 41.


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