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

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Genus:
Opsigalea Hampson, 1906 , in Hewitson & Moore. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6 : viii [index], 84.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Nystalea ocellata Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 760.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male MEXICO: Oajaca, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 3 species in OPSIGALEA Hampson, 1906.

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Junior name(s):
Opisgalea ; Poole, 1989: 736.


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