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

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Genus:
Hayesiana Fletcher & Nye, 1982 , in Nye. Generic Names Moths World 4 : 74.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

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

Type-species:
Macroglossa triopus Westwood, 1847. Cabinet orient. Ent. : 14, pl.6, fig.4. [(of Rhodosomia Butler, 1876)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDIA]: Assam, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

This name is proposed in honour of Mr Alan H. Hayes, in appreciation of his help with the generic names of Sphingidae included in this catalogue.

Kitching & Cadiou (2000) list RHODOSOMA Butler, 1876 as a junior name of HAYESIANA Fletcher, 1982.

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Junior name(s):
Rhodosoma Butler, 1876: 534.


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