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

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Genus:
Ornithospila Warren, 1894 . Novit. zool. 1 : 386.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GEOMETROIDEA : GEOMETRIDAE : GEOMETRINAE

Type-species:
Geometra avicularia GuenĂ©e, 1857. Hist. nat. Ins. 9: 342.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: . Type-locality stated doubtfully to be central INDIA; the series in the BMNH includes specimens from northern India, Sikkim and Bhutan

Notes:
Parsons et al. (1999) included AFRENA Hampson, 1895; and UROSPILA Warren, 1894 as junior synonyms of ORNITHOSPILA Warren, 1894.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 12 species and 4 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus ORNITHOSPILA.

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