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

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Genus:
Plectothripa Hampson, 1918 . Novit. zool. 25 : 197.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOLIDAE : CHLOEPHORINAE

Type-species:
Plectothripa excisa Hampson, 1918. Novit. zool. 25: 198.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 2 males SINGAPORE: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PLECTOTHRIPA in the subfamily NOCTUIDAE: SARROTHRIPINAE, which are included as a tribe within the NOLIDAE: CHLOEPHORINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

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

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