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

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Genus:
Melanoplusia Chou & Lu, 1978 . Acta ent. Sinica 21 : 73, 77. [[73 (in Chinese), 77 (in English)]]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : PLUSIINAE

Type-species:
Plusia jessica Butler, 1878. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5), 1: 201.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) - male JAPAN: Yokohama, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MELANOPLUSIA Chou & Lu, 1978 as a junior synonym of SCLEROGENIA Ichinose, 1973.

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