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

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Genus:
Erinnyis Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 139.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : MACROGLOSSINAE : DILOPHONOTINI : DILOPHONOTINA

Type-species:
Sphinx ello Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 491.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Rothschild & Jordan , 1903. Novit. zool. 9(Suppl.): 354.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Kitching & Cadiou (2000) list ANCERYX Lucas, 1887; ANCERYX Walker, 1856 and DILOPHONOTA Burmeister, 1855 as junior names of ERINNYIS Hübner, 1819.

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Junior name(s):
Dilophonota Burmeister, 1855: 69.


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