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

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Genus:
Ancistrognathus Wallengren, 1858 . Öfvers. K. VetenskAkad. Förh. Stockh. 15 : 138.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : SPHINGINAE : SPHINGINI

Type-species:
Sphinx jatrophae Fabricius, 1775. Systema entomologiae : 538.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

A junior objective synonym of Cocytius Hübner, [1819].

Kitching & Cadiou (2000) list AMPHONYX Poey, 1832 and ANCISTROGNATHUS Wallengren, 1858 as junior synonyms of COCYTIUS Hübner, 1819.

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Senior name:
Cocytius Hübner, 1819: 140.


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