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

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Genus:
Eucereon Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 123.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Sphinx archias Stoll, 1790. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen : 66, pl.14, figs 6, 7A, 8B, 9C, 10D.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 200.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

S. archias is dated from the wrapper of the part and not from the title-page of the volume, 1791.

EUCEREON was included within the subfamily ARCTIIDAE: ARCTIINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

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Junior name(s):
Eucerea ; Walker, 1856: 1638.
Eucereeon ; Walker, 1854: 265.
Eucereum ; Zerny, 1912: 137.


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