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

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Genus:
Kentrochrysalis Staudinger, 1887 . Mém. Lépid. 3 : 157.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : SMERINTHINAE : SPHINGULINI

Type-species:
Sphinx streckeri Staudinger, 1880. Ent. Nachr. Berlin 6: 252.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [U.S.S.R.]: [S.E. of Vladivostok], Askold Island, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Kitching & Cadiou (2000) list CENTROCHRYSALIS Kuznetsova, 1906 as a junior name of KENTROCHRYSALIS Staudinger, 1887.

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Junior name(s):
Centrochrysalis ; Kusnetzov, 1906: 295, 307, 308.
Kentochrysalis ; Rothschild & Jordan, 1903: 156 (key), 162.


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