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

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Genus:
Lasiplexia Hampson, 1908 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7 : xiii [key], 483.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Apamea cuprina Moore, 1881. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 345, pl.38, fig.2. [Apamea cuprina Moore sensu Hampson is a misidentification later named Lasiplexia hampsoni Boursin, 1943 (Poole, 1989)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) SIKKIM: ? Locality, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included LASIPLEXIA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus LASIPLEXIA.

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