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

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Genus:
Oospila Warren, 1897 . Novit. zool. 4 : 426.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Phorodesma trilunaria GuenĂ©e, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 372.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male BRAZIL: [Friburgo], (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included AUOPHYLLA Warren,1897; AUOPHYLLODES Prout, 1912; DRUCIA Warren, 1900; HALIOSCIA Warren, 1907; LEPTOLOPHA Warren, 1909; OOSPILOMA Prout, 1916; PROGONODES Warren, 1897; RACHEOLOPHA Warren, 1900; RHOMBOCHLORA Warren, 1900; and URUCUMIA Prout, 1933 as junior synonyms of OOSPILA Warren, 1897.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 72 species and 2 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus OOSPILA.

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