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

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Genus:
Plagideicta Warren, 1914 , in Seitz. Gross-Schmett. Erde. 11 : 339.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Euplexia leprosticta Hampson, 1906. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 17: 469.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male CEYLON: Matele, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 339 was stated on page 377 as 1914 June 29th in the English edition and as 1937 July 20th in the German edition.

Poole (1989) included PLAGIDEICTA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

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Junior name(s):
Plagidiecta ; Neave, 1966: 228.


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