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

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Placodes Boisduval, 1840 . Genera Index meth. Eur. Lepid. : 129.

Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Noctua amethystina Hübner, 1803. Verz. bekannt. Schmett. 4: pl.14, fig.69.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Blanchard , 1840. Hist. nat. Ins. (Insectes), 3: 508.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type EUROPE: ? Locality, [Type(s) lost]..

Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Placodes Erichson, 1834, in Klug, Jb. Insectenkunde 1: 86, 103, -Coleoptera. The objective replacement name is Eucarta Lederer, 1857.

See: EUCARTA Lederer, 1857.

Poole (1989) included PLACODES Boisduval, 1840; TELESILLA Herrich-Schäffer, 1856; CALLOGONIA Hampson, 1908; DEXIADENA Filipjev, 1927; and GOONALLICA Nye, 1975 as junior synonyms of EUCARTA Lederer, 1857.

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Senior name:
Eucarta Lederer, 1857: 41, 168.

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