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

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Genus:
Entomis Herrich-Schäffer, 1855 . Samml. aussereurop. Schmett. 1(1) : wrapper, pl.73, fig.424.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Sphinx rhebus Cramer, 1779. Uitl. Kapellen 3: 72, pl.234, fig.F.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

A junior objective synonym of Diospage Walker, 1854. Entomis is dated from the wrapper of Hefte 20-21, and not from the title-page of the volume, 1850-1858.

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Senior name:
Diospage Walker, 1854: 212.


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