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

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Genus:
Gnathothlibus Wallengren, 1858 . Öfvers. K. VetenskAkad. Förh. Stockh. 15 : 137.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

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

Type-species:
Gnathothlibus erotoides Wallengren, 1858. Öfvers. K. VetenskAkad. Förh. Stockh. 15: 137, 138.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

G. erotoides is a junior subjective synonym of Deilephila eras Boisduval, 1832, in d'Urville, Voyage de Découvertes de l'Astrolabe (Faune ent.) 1: 185, which is a subspecies of Sphinx erotus Cramer, 1777, Uitlandsche Kapellen (Papillons exot.) 2: 12, pl.104, fig.B.

Gnathothlibus erotoides was again proposed as a new species by Wallengren, 1860, Wien. ent. Monatschr. 4: 43; and as a new genus and a new species in 1861, K. Svenska Fregatten Eugenies Resa ... C.A. Virgin 1851-53 2 (Zool.) (1, Insecta): 362, pl.7, fig 4.

Kitching & Cadiou (2000) list CHROMIS Hübner, 1819 as a junior name of GNATHOTHLIBUS Wallengren, 1858.

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Junior name(s):
Chromis Hübner, 1819: 138.


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