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

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Genus:
Hemaris Dalman, 1816 . K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. (1b) 1816(2) : 207.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : MACROGLOSSINAE : DILOPHONOTINI : HEMARINA

Type-species:
Sphinx fuciformis Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 493.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Kitching & Cadiou (2000) list AEGE Felder, 1874; CHAMAESESIA Grote, 1873; COCHRANIA Tutt, 1902; HAEMORRHAGIA Grote & Robinson, 1865; HEMERIA Billberg, 1820; JILINGA Eitschberger, Danner & Surholt, 1998; MANDARINA Eitschberger, Danner & Surholt, 1998 and SAUNDERSIA Eitschberger, Danner & Surholt, 1998 as junior synonyms of HEMARIS Dalman, 1816.

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Junior name(s):
Hemeria Billberg, 1820: 82.


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