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

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Genus:
Psilogramma Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 . Novit. zool. 9(Suppl. Part 1) : 29 [key], 42.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : SPHINGINAE : SPHINGINI

Type-species:
Sphinx menephron Cramer, 1780. Uitl. Kapellen 3: 164, pl.285, fig.A.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [INDONESIA]: [Moluccas], [Ambon Island] Amboina, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

S. menephron is dated from the wrapper of part 24 of the work, not from the title-page of volume 3 which is dated 1782.

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