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

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Genus:
Callizygaena Felder, 1874 . Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (Zool.) 2(Abt. 2) : pl.83, fig.4.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
ZYGAENOIDEA : ZYGAENIDAE : CALLIZYGAENINAE

Type-species:
Callizygaena nivimacula Felder, 1874. In: Felder & Rogenhofer, Reise öst. Fregatte Novara (9), 2(Abt.2): pl.83, fig.4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SRI LANKA] CEYLON: [Trincomalee] Trinkomali, (? Depository).. Cited by Felder, 1875, ibidem 2 (Abt.2) Erklärung to pls 75-107: 2

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

C. nivimacula is a junior subjective synonym of Sphinx auratus Cramer, 1779, Uitlandsche Kapellen (Papillons exot.) 3: 126, 173, pl.264, fig.A.

CALLIZYGAENA was included within the subfamily ZYGAENIDAE: CALLIZYGAENINAE by Epstein et al., in Kristensen (1999).

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