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

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Genus:
Oistophora Meyrick, 1881 . Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 6 : 693 [key], 699.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COPROMORPHOIDEA : CARPOSINIDAE

Type-species:
Oistophora pterocosmana Meyrick, 1881. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. (1), 6: 699.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Published on page 699 as Oistophora; this spelling has been corrected as required by the Code (Edn 3), Article 32(d), by the removal of the diaereisis.

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