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

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Genus:
Lophoplusia Zimmerman, 1958 . Insects Hawaii 7 : 359.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : PLUSIINAE

Type-species:
Plusia pterylota Meyrick, 1904. In: Sharp, Fauna hawaii. 3(4): 348.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male HAWAIIAN IS.: Oahu, S.E. Koolau range, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 4 species in the genus LOPHOPLUSIA.

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