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

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Genus:
Oxycnemis Grote, 1882 . Can. Ent. 14 : 182.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Oxycnemis advena Grote, 1882. Can. Ent. 14: 182.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Poole (1989) included OXYCNEMIS in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.). However, Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999) included OXYCNEMIS in the subfamily CUCULLIINAE.

Poole (1989) included 9 species in the genus OXYCNEMIS.

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