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

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Genus:
Celerio ; Oken, 1815 . Lehrb. Naturgesch. (Zool.) 3(1) : 761.

Status:
Rejected Name

Homonyms: 3

Higher classification:
BOMBYCOIDEA : SPHINGIDAE : MACROGLOSSINAE : MACROGLOSSINI : CHOEROCAMPINA

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

Included in a work rejected for nomenclatural purposes by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, 1956, Opin. Decl. int. Commn zool. Nom. 14 (Opinion 417): 3.

Originally included species: Sphinx galii [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775; Sphinx euphorbiae Linnaeus, 1758 (see above).

Kitching & Cadiou (2000) list CELERIO Agassiz, 1846; * CELERIO Oken, 1815; DANNERIA Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998; EREMOHYLES Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998, HAWAIINA Tutt, 1903; HIPPOHYLES Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998; ROMMELIANA Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998; SURHOLTIA Eitschberger & Zolotuhin, 1998; THAUMAS Hübner, 1819; TURNERIA Tutt, 1903; and WEISMANNIA Tutt, 1904 as junior synonyms of HYLES Hübner, 1819.

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Senior name:
Celerio Agassiz, 1846: 14.


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