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

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Genus:
Pentateucha Swinhoe, 1908 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 1 : 61.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : SMERINTHINAE : SPHINGULINI

Type-species:
Pentateucha curiosa Swinhoe, 1908. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8), 1: 62.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDIA]: Khasia Hills, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Learn more about Sphingidae in Wikipedia.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to PENTATEUCHA and included species.


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