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genus

Urania Fabricius, 1807

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Uraniidae »  subfamily Uraniinae

Scientific synonyms

Cydimon Dalman, 1825
Cydrus Billberg, 1820
Dasycephalus Walker, 1854
Leilus Swainson, 1833
Uranidia Westwood, 1879

Type taxon:

Included taxa

Number of records: 5

species Urania boisduvali Guerin-Ménéville, 1829

Urania boisduvali

species Urania brasiliensis (Swainson, 1833)

Urania brasiliensis

species Urania fulgens (Walker, 1854) - Urania Swallowtail Moth

Urania fulgens

species Urania leilus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Green-banded Urania

Urania leilus

species Urania sloanus (Cramer, 1779)

Urania sloanus


Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1293055]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Urania Fabricius, 1807]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019

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Explanations

extinct taxon