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

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Genus:
Euryglottis Boisduval, 1875 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 1 : 68.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : SPHINGINAE : SPHINGINI

Type-species:
Macrosila aper Walker, 1856. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 204.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy . [(but included by Boisduval as aper Boisduval, an incorrect authorship)]

Type specimens:
Type(s) COLOMBIA: without precise station, Santa Fé de Bogota, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

The type-species was again published, in the combination Sphinx aper, by Herrich-Schüffer, [1856 September] 1850-1858, Samml. neuer oder aussereur. Schmett. 1 (1): wrapper, pl.83, fig.477.

The Walker date is cited from Nye, 1975 1: 6; the Herrich-Schüffer date is cited from Fletcher, 1979, ibidem 3: xiii.

Butler, 1876, Trans. zool. Soc. Lond. 9: 513, quoting a letter from the author, stated that Boisduval's work was published on 22.ii.1

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