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

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Genus:
Orecta Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 . Novit. zool. 9(Suppl. Part 1) : 173 [key], 185.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : SMERINTHINAE : AMBULYCINI

Type-species:
Ambulyx lycidas Boisduval, 1875. In: Boisduval & GuenĂ©e, Hist. nat. Ins. 1: 191.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Learn more about Sphingidae in Wikipedia.

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