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

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Genus:
Hyles Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 137.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

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

Type-species:
Sphinx euphorbiae Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 492.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Tutt , 1902. Nat. Hist. Br. Lepid. 3: 355. [(but included by Hübner as `euphorbiae Schiff.', an incorrect authorship). Type fixed by Tutt, 1902 (see http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/121267#page/370/mode/2up)]    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Kitching & Cadiou (2000) list CELERIO Agassiz, 1846; * CELERIO Oken, 1815; DANNERIA Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998; EREMOHYLES Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998, HAWAIINA Tutt, 1903; HIPPOHYLES Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998; ROMMELIANA Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998; SURHOLTIA Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998; THAUMAS Hübner, 1819; TURNERIA Tutt, 1903; and WEISMANNIA Tutt, 1904 as junior synonyms of HYLES Hübner, 1819.

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Junior name(s):
Celerio Rothschild & Jordan, 1903: 713.
Turneria Tutt, 1903: 76.


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