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

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Genus:
Pleromelloida Nye, 1975 . Generic Names Moths World 1 : 393.

Status:
Objective Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Pleroma obliquata Smith, 1891. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 18: 114. [(of Pleroma Smith, 1891)]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [U.S.A.]: Colorado, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PLEROMA Smith, 1891 (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of PLEROMELLOIDA Nye, 1975.

Poole (1989) included 5 species in the genus PLEROMELLOIDA.

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Junior name(s):
Pleroma Smith, 1891: 113.


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