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

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Genus:
Ornithopsyche Wallengren, 1863 . Wien. ent. Monatschr. 7 : 143.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : LYMANTRIIDAE

Type-species:
Ornithopsyche hypoxantha Wallengren, 1863. Wien. ent. Monatschr. 7: 143.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: E. Caffraria orientali, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

O. hypoxantha is a junior subjective synonym of Aroa discalis Walker, 1855, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 4: 792.

See also: Aroa Walker, 1855.

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