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

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Genus:
Sphingonaepiopsis Wallengren, 1858 . Öfvers. K. VetenskAkad. Förh. Stockh. 15 : 138.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : MACROGLOSSINAE : MACROGLOSSINI : MACROGLOSSINA

Type-species:
Sphingonaepiopsis gracilipes Wallengren, 1858. Öfvers. K. VetenskAkad. Förh. Stockh. 15: 138.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SOUTH AFRICA]: Caffraria, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

S. gracilipes is a junior subjective synonym of Lophura nana Walker, 1856, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 8: 107.

S. gracilipes was again proposed as a new species by Wallengren, 1860, Wien. ent. Monatschr. 4: 42.

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Junior name(s):
Pterodonta Austaut, 1905: 29.
Sphingonaepeopsis ; Tutt, 1904: 502.


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