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

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Genus:
Opisina Walker, 1864 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (29) : 789.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : XYLORYCTIDAE

Type-species:
Opisina arenosella Walker, 1864. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 789.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included OPISINA in the subfamily OECOPHORIDAE: XYLORYCTINAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of XYLORYCTIDAE.

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