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

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Genus:
Marumba Moore, 1882 . Lepid. Ceylon 2 : 8.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : SMERINTHINAE : SMERINTHINI

Type-species:
Smerinthus dyras Walker, 1856. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 250.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Kirby , 1883. In: Rye, Zool. Rec. 19(Ins.): 183.

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SRI LANKA] CEYLON: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

The lectotype designation was made by Swinhoe, 1892, Cat. east. and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera Colln Oxf. Univ. Mus. 1: 27.

MARUMBA was included within the subfamily SPHINGIDAE: SMERINTHINAE by Lemaire & Minet, in Kristensen (1999).

Kitching & Cadiou (2000) include BURROWSIA Tutt, 1902; KAYEIA Tutt, 1902 and SICHIA Tutt, 1902 as junior synonyms of MARUMBA Moore, 1882.

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