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

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Genus:
Rachiplusia Hampson, 1913 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 13 : xii [index], 410.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : PLUSIINAE

Type-species:
Plusia nu GuenĂ©e, 1852. Hist. nat. Ins. 6: 347.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - (sex not stated) [URUGUAY]: Montevideo, (MNHN, Paris)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Viette, 1951, Bull. mens. Soc. linn. Lyon 20: 161

Notes:
Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus RACHIPLUSIA.

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