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

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Genus:
Oegoconia Stainton, 1854 . Insecta Br. (Lepid., Tineina) : 77 (key), 162.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
GELECHIOIDEA : SYMMOCIDAE

Type-species:
Recurvaria quadripuncta Haworth, 1828. Lepid. Br. : 557.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type status unknown Country unknown: Locality unknown, Depository unknown..

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) included OEGOCONIA in the family SYMMOCIDAE, treated by Hodges, in Kristensen (1999) as a subfamily of AUTOSTICHIDAE.

Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Oegoconia was a Guenée manuscript name made nomenclaturally available by Stainton. Oegoconia was established in the "Gelechidae"; it was included in the Gelechiidae Lecithocerine by Le Marchand, 1947, Revue fr. Lépidopt. 11: 153; and was included in the Symmocidae by Popescu-Gorj & Draghia, 1967, Trav. Mus. Hist. nat. "Gr. Antipa" : 186.

See also: * Oecogonia Hartmann, 1880; Oecogonia Reutti, 1898.

Oegoconia Stainton, 1854 was treated in the Symmocidae by Nye & Fletcher, 1991, Generic Names Moths World, 6 : 208. Oegoconia was designated as the type-genus for the Oegoconiinae, a new subfamily of the Symmocidae by Leraut, 1992, Entomologica Gallica 3 (3) : 137.

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Junior name(s):
Oecogenia ; Dunning & Pickard, 1859: 91.
Oecogonia ; Hartmann, 1880: 33.
Oecogonia ; Reutti, 1898: 240.


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