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

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Genus:
Plynteria Druce, 1891 . Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera) 1 : 489.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Plynteria marginata Druce, 1891. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera), 1: 489, pl.41, figs 5, 6.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female PANAMA: Chiriqui and Bugaba, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included PLYNTERIA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included 15 species in the genus PLYNTERIA.

See also electronic Biologia centrali americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera volume 1

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