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

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Genus:
Madoryx Boisduval, 1875 , in Boisduval & GuenĂ©e. Hist. nat. Ins. 1 : 150.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

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

Type-species:
Sphinx oiclus Cramer, 1779. Uitl. Kapellen 3: 39, pl.216, fig.C.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Rothschild & Jordan , 1903. Novit. zool. 9(Suppl.): 383.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

The type-species is dated from the wrapper of part 18, not from the title-page which is dated 1782. Butler, 1876, Trans. zool. Soc. Lond. 9: 513, quoting a letter from the author, stated that Boisduval's work was published on 22.ii.1875.

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