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

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Genus:
Bumbyx ; Fabricius, 1777 . Genera Insect. : 277.

Status:
Incorrect Subsequent Spelling

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : BOMBYCIDAE : BOMBYCINAE

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

An incorrect subsequent spelling of Bombyx Linnaeus, 1758.

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Senior name:
Bombyx Linnaeus, 1758: 495.


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