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

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Genus:
Sclerogenia Ichinosé, 1973 . Kontyû 41 : 135.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : PLUSIINAE

Type-species:
Plusia jessica Butler, 1878. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5), 1: 201.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male JAPAN: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

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

Sclerogenia was established as a subgenus of Autographa Hübner, [1821].

Sclerogenia in the Noctuidae, Plusiinae, is cited here as it was not included in Nye, 1975, Generic Names Moths World 1.

Poole (1989) included MELANOPLUSIA Chou & Lu, 1978 as a junior synonym of SCLEROGENIA Ichinose, 1973.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus SCLEROGENIA.

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