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

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Genus:
Oncopera Walker, 1856 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (7) : 1549 [key], 1558.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HEPIALOIDEA : HEPIALIDAE

Type-species:
Oncopera intricata Walker, 1856. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1559.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

See also: Oncoptera Meyrick, 1890.

ONCOPERA was included within the family HEPIALIDAE by Kristensen (1999).

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Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to ONCOPERA and included species.

Junior name(s):
Oncoptera ; Meyrick, 1890: 1118 (key), 1124.


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