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

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Genus:
Isognathus Felder & Felder, 1862 . Wien. ent. Monatschr. 6 : 187.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : MACROGLOSSINAE : DILOPHONOTINI : DILOPHONOTINA

Type-species:
Sphinx scyron Cramer, 1780. Uitl. Kapellen 4: 23, pl.301, fig.E.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1892. Syn. Cat. Lepid. Het. 1: 698.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Sphinx scyron is dated from the wrapper of part 26, not from the title-page of the work which is dated 1782.

ISOGNATHUS was included within the subfamily SPHINGIDAE: MACROGLOSSINAE by Lemaire & Minet, in Kristensen (1999).

Kitching & Cadiou (2000) list TATOGLOSSUM Butler, 1876 as a junior synonym of ISOGNATHUS Felder & Felder, 1862.

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