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

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Genus:
Daphnusa Walker, 1856 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (8) : 78 [key], 237.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : SMERINTHINAE : SMERINTHINI

Type-species:
Daphnusa ocellaris Walker, 1856. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 238.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Rothschild & Jordan , 1903. Novit. zool. 9(Suppl.): 283.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) BORNEO: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

See also: Allodaphnusa Huwe, 1895.

Kitching & Cadiou (2000) list ALLODAPHNUSA Huwe, 1895 as a junior synonym of DAPHNUSA Walker, 1856.

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