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

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Genus:
Horama Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 125.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Sphinx pretus Cramer, 1777. Uitl. Kapellen 2: 121, pl.175, figs E, F.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) WEST INDIES: [Virgin Is], St Thomas, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

S. pretus is dated from the wrapper of the part and not from the title-page of the volume, 1779.

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Junior name(s):
Horamia ; Walker, 1854: 251.
Mastigocera Harris, 1839: 315.


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