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

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Genus:
Giganteopalpus Huwe, 1895 . Berl. ent. Z. 40 : 360.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

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

Type-species:
Giganteopalpus capito Huwe, 1895. Berl. ent. Z. 40: 360, pl.3, fig.1.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Rothschild & Jordan , 1903. Novit. zool. 9(Suppl.): 596.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) JAVA: southern, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

G. capito is a junior subjective synonym of Eurypteryx mirabilis Rothschild, 1895 January 5, Dt. ent. Z. Iris 7: 300, pl.6, fig.3.

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