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

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Genus:
Palaeoplusia Hampson, 1913 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 13 : xiii [index], 581.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : PLUSIINAE

Type-species:
Plusia venusta Walker, 1865. List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. : 836.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female CANADA: [Ontario, Orillia] Orilla, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included CHRYSASPIDIA Hübner, 1821; and PALAEOPLUSIA Hampson, 1913 as junior synonyms of PLUSIA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

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