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

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Genus:
Amphonyx Poey, 1832 . Centurie Lépid. Ile Cuba (1) : Num.[5].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : SPHINGINAE : SPHINGINI

Type-species:
Amphonyx duponchel Poey, 1832. Centurie Lépid. Ile Cuba : Num.[5], pl..    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Rothschild & Jordan , 1903. Novit. zool. 9(Suppl.): 52.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Kitching & Cadiou (2000) list AMPHONYX Poey, 1832 and ANCISTROGNATHUS Wallengren, 1858 as junior synonyms of COCYTIUS Hübner, 1819.

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Junior name(s):
Amphionyx ; Lucas, 1857: 710.


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