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

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Genus:
Platysenta Grote, 1874 . Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. 6 : 28.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CONDICINAE

Type-species:
Platysenta atriciliata Grote, 1874. Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. 6: 28.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male U.S.A.: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Hampson, 1909, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 8: 449 (as type)

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. atriciliata is a junior subjective synonym of Leucania videns Guenée, 1852, in Boisduval & Guenée, Hist. nat. Insectes (Lépid.) 5: 78.

Poole (1989) included GAPHARA Walker, 1862; PLATYSENTA Grote, 1874; MYRTALE Druce, 1891; BICONDICA Berio, 1981; and MONOCONDICA Berio, 1881 as junior synonyms of CONDICA Walker, 1856.

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