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

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Genus:
Synanthedon Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 129.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : SESIIDAE : SESIINI : SYNANTHEDONINI

Type-species:
Sphinx oestriformis Rottemburg, 1775. Naturforscher 7: 109.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Newman , 1840. In: Westwood, Introd. mod. Classif. Insects 2(Synopsis Genera Br. Insects): 89.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

S. oestriformis is a junior subjective synonym of Sphinx vespiformis Linnaeus, 1761, Fauna Suecica (Edn 2): 289.

SYNANTHEDON 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 SYNANTHEDON and included species.


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