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

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Genus:
Sesia Fabricius, 1775 . Systema entomologiae : 547.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : SESIIDAE : SESIINAE : SESIINI

Type-species:
[Sphinx] apiformis Clerck, 1759. Icon. Insect. rariorum 1: pl.9, fig.2.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Latreille , 1810. Consid. gén. Ordre nat. Anim. : 440.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [EUROPE]: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

See also: Sphecia Hübner, [1819].

SESIA was included within the subfamily SESIIDAE: SESIINAE by Kristensen (1999).

See also Checklist of the Sesiidae of the world (Lepidoptera: Ditrysia) by Dr. Franz Pühringer.

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

Junior name(s):
Aegeria Fabricius, 1807: 288.
Setia Oken, 1815: 749.
Setia ; Agassiz, 1846: 61.
Setia ; Meigen, 1829: 103.
Sometia ; Meigen, 1829: 115.
Trochilia ; Speyer & Speyer, 1858: 327, 461.
Trochilium Scopoli, 1777: 414.
Trochilum ; Walker, 1854: 3.


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