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

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Genus:
Euchloron Boisduval, 1875 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 1 : 213.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : MACROGLOSSINAE : MACROGLOSSINI : CHOEROCAMPINA

Type-species:
Sphinx megaera Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 492.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Butler, 1876, Trans. zool. Soc. Lond. 9: 513, quoting a letter from the author, stated that Boisduval's work was published on 22.ii.1875.

Kitching & Cadiou (2000) list CHLORINA Guenée, 1862 as a junior synonym of EUCHLORON Boisduval, 1875.


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Junior name(s):
Chlorina Guenée, 1862: G. 21.


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