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

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Genus:
Platagarista Jordan, 1912 . Gross-Schmett. Erde. 11 : 21.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Agarista tetrapleura Meyrick, 1891. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 14: 195.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female AUSTRALIA: New South Wales, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

The date of publication of the part of Seitz containing page 21 was stated on page 17 as 1912 February 22nd in both the German and the English editions.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus PLATAGARISTA.

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