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

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Genus:
Morwennius Cassidy, Allen & Harman, 2002 . TyƓ to Ga = Trans. Lep. Soc. Japan 53(4) : 225-228.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : SMERINTHINAE : SMERINTHINI

Type-species:
Smerinthus decoratus Moore, 1872. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 568.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
? by original designation/monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - female INDIA: Sikkim, (? Depository).. Lost (Jordan, 1929. Proc. ent. Soc. Lond. 3: 81)

Notes:
Originally described in Smerinthus from an unstated number of females.

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