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

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Genus:
Placosaris Meyrick, 1897 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1897 : 89.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : PYRAUSTINAE

Type-species:
Placosaris leucula Meyrick, 1897. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 89.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Shaffer (pers. comm.) treats PLACOSARIS in the CRAMBIDAE: PYRAUSTINAE.

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