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

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Genus:
Plexippica Meyrick, 1912 . Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 10 : 67.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
YPONOMEUTOIDEA : YPONOMEUTIDAE : YPONOMEUTINAE

Type-species:
Plexippica verberata Meyrick, 1912. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 10: 67.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Nye & Fletcher (1991) stated:-

Plexippica was included in the Yponomeutidae by Fletcher, 1929, Mem. Dep. Agric. India (Ent.) 11: 180; it was erroneously transferred to the Gelechiidae by Clarke, 1955, Cat. Type Specimens Microlepid. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. descr. E. Meyrick 1: 21; 1969, ibidem 7: 316, pl.158 figs 1-1b. According to Sattler, 1973, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 28: 239, Clarke confused Brachmia verberata Meyrick, 1912, Ann. Transv. Mus. 3: 68, - Gelechiidae, with Plexippica verberata Meyrick, 1912, - Yponomeutidae.

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