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

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Genus:
Osericana Walker, 1866 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (34) : 1214.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HERMINIINAE

Type-species:
Osericana albistella Walker, 1866. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1214.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males SUMATRA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included OSERICANA Walker, 1866; and MIXTILA Swinhoe, 1900 as junior synonyms of PINACIA Hübner, 1831.

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