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

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Genus:
Plusidia Butler, 1879 . Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 3 : 27.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : PLUSIINAE

Type-species:
Plusidia abrostoloides Butler, 1879. Illust. typical spec. lepid. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 3: 28, pl.47, fig.5.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [JAPAN]: Hakodaté, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. abrostoloides is a junior subjective synonym of Noctua cheiranthi Tauscher, 1809, Mém. Soc. imp. Nat. Moscou 2: 322, pl. 20, fig. 6.

Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus PLUSIDIA.

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