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

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Genus:
Phyllosphingia Swinhoe, 1897 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 19 : 164.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : SMERINTHINAE : SMERINTHINI

Type-species:
Phyllosphingia perundulans Swinhoe, 1897. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6), 19: 164.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

P. perundulans is a subspecies of Triptogon dissimilis Bremer, 1861, Bull. Acad. imp. Sci. St P├ętersb. 3: 475.

See also: Clarkunella Strand, 1943.

Kitching & Cadiou (2000) list CLARKIA Tutt, 1902 and CLARKUNELLA Strand, 1943 as junior names of PHYLLOSPHINGIA Swinhoe, 1897.

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Junior name(s):
Phillosphingia ; Leech, 1898: 277.


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