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

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Genus:
Oxytrypia Staudinger, 1871 , in Staudinger & Wocke. Cat. Lepid. eur. Faunengeb. : 423.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena orbiculosa Esper, 1799. Die Schmett. in Abbildungen 3(Abschn.): 93, pl.93, fig.8.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male HUNGARY: Szeged, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Oxytrypia was a correction, allowable under the Code, Article 32 (b), of * Oxytripia Staudinger, 1871. The original spelling on page 98 was changed in the errata on page 423 published at the same time and within the same covers.

Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus OXYTRYPIA Staudinger, 1871 (as OXYTRIPIA Staudinger, 1871).

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Junior name(s):
Oxytripia ; Staudinger, 1871: 98.


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