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

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Genus:
Olulis Walker, 1863 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (27) : 126.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Olulis puncticinctalis Walker, 1863. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 127.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - female BORNEO [MALAYSIA]: Sarawak, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See also: Phachthia Walker, 1864.

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

Poole (1989) included HAMAXIA Walker, 1863; and PHACHTHIA Walker, 1864 as junior synonyms of OLULIS Walker, 1863.

Poole (1989) included 13 species in the genus OLULIS.

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Junior name(s):
Hamaxia Walker, 1863: 128.


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