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

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Genus:
Paraplusia Mukerji & Krishnamorthy, 1955 . Proc. Indian Sci. Congr. (3) : 295.

Status:
Unavailable Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : PLUSIINAE

Type-species:
Plusia confusa Stephens, 1850. List Spec. Br. Anim. Colln Br. Mus. : 291.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes INDIA & FRANCE: West Bengal, Darjiling, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

* Paraplusia is not nomenclaturally available as it does not satisfy the provisions of the Code, Article 13 (a), having been published after 1930 without a statement of characters differentiating the taxon.

See: MACDUNNOUGHIA Kostrowicki, 1961.

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Senior name:
Macdunnoughia Kostrowicki, 1961: 402.


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