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

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Genus:
Palluperina Hampson, 1920 . Novit. zool. 26 : 256.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Unnecessary Replacement Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Noctua testacea Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 81. [(of LUPERINA Boisduval, 1828)]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Duponchel , 1829. Hist. nat. Lépid. Papillons Fr. 7(2): 71.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type(s) [AUSTRIA]: Vienna district, (? Depository).. (Collection destroyed, Horn & Kahle, 1936, Ent. Beih. Berl.-Dahlem 3: 243)

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Proposed, unnecessarily, as an objective replacement name for Luperina Boisduval, 1828, which Hampson considered to be nomenclaturally unavailable as in his opinion it was not originally described.

See: LUPERINA Boisduval, 1828.

Poole (1989) included LYPERINA Spuler, 1908; and PALLUPERINA Hampson, 1920 as junior synonyms of LUPERINA Boisduval, 1828.

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Senior name:
Luperina Boisduval, 1828: 77.


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