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

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Genus:
Platyja Hübner, 1823 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 268.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena umminia Cramer, 1780. Uitl. Kapellen 3: 137, pl.267, fig.F.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Moore , 1885. Lepid. Ceylon 3: 201. [(as *umminea, an incorrect subsequent spelling)]    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) JAVA: N.W. Coast, Samarang, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

See also: Ginaea Walker, 1858.

Poole (1989) included PLATYJA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included COTUZA Walker, 1858; and GINAEA Walker, 1858 as junior synonyms of PLATYJA Hübner, 1823.

Poole (1989) included 16 species in the genus PLATYJA.

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