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

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Genus:
Eurypteryx Felder, 1874 . Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (Zool.) 2(Abt. 2) : pl.76, fig.1.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : MACROGLOSSINAE : MACROGLOSSINI : MACROGLOSSINA

Type-species:
Eurypteryx molucca Felder, 1874. In: Felder & Rogenhofer, Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.76, fig.1.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDONESIA]: [Moluccas], Ternate Island, (? Depository).. Cited by Felder, 1875, ibidem 2 (Abt.2) Erklärung to pls 75-107: 5

Notes:
Kitching & Cadiou (2000) list INDIANA Tutt, 1903 as a junior name of EURYPTERYX Felder, 1874.

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Junior name(s):
Indiana Tutt, 1903: 101.


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