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

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Genus:
Macroglossum Scopoli, 1777 . Intr. Hist. nat. : 414.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : MACROGLOSSINAE : MACROGLOSSINI : MACROGLOSSINA

Type-species:
Sphinx stellatarum Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 493.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Kitching & Cadiou (2000) list * BOMBYLIA Hübner, 1806; BOMBYLIA Hübner, 1822; MACROGLOSSA Boisduval, 1833; MACROGLOSSA Ochsenheimer, 1816; PSITHYROS Hübner, 1822; RHAMPHOSCHISMA Wallengren and RHOPALOPSYCHE Butler, 1875 as junior synonyms of MACROGLOSSUM Scopoli, 1777.

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Junior name(s):
Bombylia Hübner, 1806: [1].
Bombylia Hübner, 1822: 10-13.
Macroglossa Boisduval, 1833: 226.
Macroglossa ; Ochsenheimer, 1816: 41.
Macroglossus ; Neave, 1940: 13.
Psithyros Hübner, 1819: 132.


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