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

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Genus:
Pleonectopoda Grote, 1873 . Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 1 : 136.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Pleonectopoda lewisi Grote, 1873. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 1: 137, pl.4, fig.10.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male [U.S.A.]: Colorado Territory, (BMNH, London)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Hampson, 1903, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 4: 279 (as type)

Notes:
Poole (1989) included METAXYJA Hübner, 1821; EXARNIS Hübner, 1821; BROTIS Hübner, 1821; TELMIA Hübner, 1821; MIMETES Hübner, 1821; PLEONECTOPODA Grote, 1873; CARNEADES Grote, 1883; CHORIZAGROTIS Smith, 1890; PARAGROTIS Dyar, 1903; OROSAGROTIS Hampson, 1903; MESOEUXOA Corti, 1932; MENADA Kozhantschikov, 1937; and LONGIVESICA Hardwick, 1970 as junior synonyms of EUXOA Hübner, 1821.

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