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

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Genus:
Oressinoma Doubleday, 1849 . Gen. diurn. Lep. 2 : pl.62, fig. 5.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : SATYRINAE : SATYRINI : COENONYMPHINA

Type-species:
Oressinoma typhla Doubleday, 1849. Gen. diurn. Lep. : pl.62, fig.5.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Cowan (1968: 13) stated:-

ORESSINOMA, line 2; "typhula" should read; typhla.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Ocalis Boisduval, 1870: 63.
Ocalis Westwood, 1851: 371.


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