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

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Genus:
Ovios Walker, 1855 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (1-3) : 587, 753.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Eudryas capensis Herrich-Schäffer, 1854. Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1: wrapper, pl.25, figs 115, 116.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 40.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: Cap[e of Good Hope] (from the wrapper of the plates), (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 2 species in OVIOS Walker, 1855.

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