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

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Genus:
Angonyx Boisduval, 1875 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 1 : 317.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

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

Type-species:
Angonyx emilia Boisduval, 1875. In: Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Ins. 1: 318.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDONESIA]: [Molucca Islands], Ternate Island, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

A. emilia is a junior subjective synonym of Perigonia testacea Walker, 1856, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 8: 102.

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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Junior name(s):
Agonyx ; Cotes & Swinhoe, 1887: 11.
Angonix ; Semper, 1896: 403.


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