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

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Patreliura Hampson, 1898 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. (Syntomidae) 1 : xviii [index], 30 [key], 413.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Sphinx capys Cramer, 1775. Uitl. Kapellen 1: 88, pl.56, figs E, F.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

S. capys is dated from the wrapper of the part and not from the title-page of the volume, 1779.

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