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

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Genus:
Placerobela Turner, 1903 . Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 27 : 13.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HYPENINAE

Type-species:
Placerobela brachyphylla Turner, 1903. Trans. Proc. R. Soc. S. Aust. 27: 14.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female AUSTRALIA: Qd, Townsville, (ANIC, Canberra)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included ERICHILA Billberg, 1820 (as ERCHILA Billberg, 1820); HERPYZON Hübner, 1825; BOMOLOCHA Hübner, 1825; OPHIUCHE Hübner, 1825; DICHROMIA Guenée, 1852; BADAUSA Walker, 1964; PELIALA Walker, 1865; PHANASPA Walker, 1866; PLATHYPENA Grote, 1873; EUHYPENA Grote, 1873; MEGHYPENA Grote, 1873; MACRHYPENA Grote, 1873; MATHURA Moore, 1882; APANDA Moore, 1882; HYPOEPA Moore, 1889; NESAMIPTIS Meyrick, 1899; ANEPISCHETOS Smith, 1900; and PLACEROBELA Turner, 1903 as junior synonyms of HYPENA Schrank, 1802.

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