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

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Genus:
Oxycilla Grote, 1896 . Proc. amer. phil. Soc. 34 : 418.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Oxycilla tripla Grote, 1896. Proc. amer. phil. Soc. 34: 418.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [U.S.A.]: Arizona, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included OXYCILLA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included 5 species in the genus OXYCILLA.

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