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

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Genus:
Pleurosoma Orfila, 1935 . Revta Soc. ent. argent. 7 : 178.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : Subfamily unassigned

Type-species:
Sphecosoma angustata Möschler, 1878. Verh. K.K. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 27: 634, pl.8, fig.2.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) SURINAM: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Not preoccupied by * Pleurosoma, Guérin-Méneville, 1844, Magasin Zool. Paris (2) 6: pl.136, - Insecta, Coleoptera, an incorrect subsequent spelling of Pleurasoma Guérin-Méneville, 1844, Revue zool. 7: 9.

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Junior name(s):
Astridia Kiriakoff, 1948: 267.


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