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

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Oxydia Guenée, 1857 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 9 : 52.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Phalaena vesulia Cramer, 1779. Uitl. Kapellen 3: 79, pl.240, figs B, C.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hulst , 1896. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 23: 382.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Fletcher (1979) stated:-

Included by Guenée as * Vesuliata, an incorrect subsequent spelling. Placed in Oenochrominae in GNMW Vol. 3.
P. vesulia is dated from the wrapper of part 20, not from the title-page of volume 3 which is dated 1782.

Parsons et al. (1999) included LITBADA Walker, 1866 as a junior synonym of OXYDIA Guenée, 1857.

Parsons et al. (1999) included 59 species and 11 subspecies (inc. nominates) in the genus OXYDIA.

Pitkin (2002) included Litbada Walker, 1866; Andania Walker, 1860; and Sigmathyris Warren, 1895 as juniors synonyms of Oxydia Guenée, 1857.

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