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

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Genus:
Oxyodes Guenée, 1852 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 7 : 128.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Noctua scrobiculata Fabricius, 1775. Systema entomologiae : 592.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1894. Fauna Br. India (Moths), 2: 546.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDIA] INDIA ORIENTAL: ? Locality, (? Depository).. Type(s) lost, Zimsen, 1964, Type Material of I. C. Fabricius: 522

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

Poole (1989) included RECTIPALPULA Joannis, 1900 as a junior synonym of OXYODES Guenée, 1852.

Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus OXYODES.

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