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

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Genus:
Erythroplusia Ichinosé, 1962 . Kontyû 30 : 249.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : PLUSIINAE

Type-species:
Plusia rutilifrons Walker, 1858. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 1785.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male CHINA: Northern, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Erythroplusia Ichinose was originally proposed as a subgenus of Autographa Hübner, [1821].

Poole (1989) included PERLOPLUSIA Chou & Lu, 1978 (as PEROPLUSIA Chou & Lu, 1978) as a junior synonym of ERYTHROPLUSIA Ichinosé, 1962.

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus ERYTHROPLUSIA.

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