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

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Oligoclona Felder, 1874 . Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (Zool.) 2(Abt. 2) : pl.94, fig.10, pl.95, fig.8.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Oligoclona chordigera Felder, 1874. In: Felder & Rogenhofer, Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.94, fig.10.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Watson, Fletcher & Nye , 1980. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 2: 133.

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDIA]: Darjeeling, (? Depository).. Cited by Felder, 1875, ibidem 2 (Abt.2) Erklärung to pls 75-107: 7

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

O. chordigera is a junior subjective synonym of Liparis chrysolopha Kollar, [1844] 1848, in Hügel, Kaschmir und das Reich der Siek 4: 470.

Oligoclona when established was not placed in a family; it was placed in the Liparidae, now Lymantriidae, by Kirby, 1892, Synonymic Cat. Lepid. Heterocera 1: 439, where the name was misspelt * Oligochlaena. The type-species was placed in the Notodontidaae by Grünberg, 1912, in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 2: 317; and placed in the Thaumetopoeidae by Kiriakoff, 1970, in Wytsman, Genera Insect. 219 (E): 15.

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Junior name(s):
Ansonia Kiriakoff, 1967: 57.
Oligochlaena ; Kirby, 1892: 439.

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