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

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Genus:
Platypolia Grote, 1895 . Abh. naturw. Ver. Bremen. 14 : 82.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Pachypolia acutissima Grote, 1875. Check List Noctuidae Am. N. of Mex. : 23, fig.9.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male [CANADA]: Montreal, (BMNH, London)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Hampson, 1906, Cta. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 6: 290

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. acutissima is a junior subjective synonym of Miselia anceps Stephens, 1850, List Specimens Br. Anim. Colln Br. Mus. 5: 285.

Poole (1989) included EUROTYPE Hampson, 1906 as a junior synonym of PLATYPOLIA Grote, 1895.

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus PLATYPOLIA.

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Junior name(s):
Eurotype Hampson, 1906: xi (index), 289.


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