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

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Genus:
Hippotion Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 135.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : MACROGLOSSINAE : MACROGLOSSINI : CHOEROCAMPINA

Type-species:
Sphinx celerio Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 491.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 652-653.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Kitching & Cadiou (2000) list LILINA Tutt, 1903 and PANACRA Walker, 1856 as junior synonyms of HIPPOTION Hübner, 1819.

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