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

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Genus:
Macdunnoughia Kostrowicki, 1961 . Acta zool. cracov. 6 : 402.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : PLUSIINAE

Type-species:
Plusia confusa Stephens, 1850. List Spec. Br. Anim. Colln Br. Mus. : 291.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male EUROPE: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. confusa was proposed for the misidentification Noctua circumflexa Linnaeus sensu Hübner, [1803], Samml. eur. Schmett. 4: pl.58, fig. 285.

Poole (1989) included SCLEROPLUSIA Ichinosé, 1962; and PURIPLUSIA Chou & Lu, 1974 (as PLURIPLUSIA on page 612) as junior synonyms of MACDUNNOUGHIA Kostrowicki, 1961.

Poole (1989) included 6 species in the genus MACDUNNOUGHIA.

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Junior name(s):
Paraplusia Mukerji & Krishnamorthy, 1955: 295.
Scleroplusia Ichinosé, 1962: 249.


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