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

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Genus:
Oxyelophila Forbes, 1922 . Ent. News 33 : 102.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : NYMPHULINAE

Type-species:
Argyractis callista Forbes, 1922. Ent. News 33: 102.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Oxyelophila was established as a subgenus Argyractis Hampson, 1897.

Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats OXYELOPHILA in the CRAMBIDAE: NYMPHULINAE.

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