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

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Genus:
Migoplastis Felder, 1868 . Verh. K.K. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 18 : 285.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Migoplastis ceylanica Felder, 1868. Verh. K.K. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 18: 285.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [SRI LANKA] CEYLON: Peradenia, near Kandy, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

M. ceylanica is a junior subjective synonym of Hypsa correcta Walker, [1865] 1864, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 31: 217.

See also: Pachyphilona Butler, 1875.

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