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

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Genus:
Plastenis Boisduval, 1840 . Genera Index meth. Eur. Lepid. : 93.

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Noctua subtusa Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 88.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1910. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 9: 147.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type AUSTRIA: Vienna region, [Type(s) lost]..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Plastenis is a junior objective synonym of Ipimorpha Hübner, [1821].

See: IPIMORPHA Hübner, [1821] 1816.

Poole (1989) included PLASTENIS Boisduval, 1840; and ZENOBIA Agassiz, 1847 (preoccupied) as junior synonyms of IPIMORPHA Hübner, 1821.

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Senior name:
Ipimorpha Hübner, 1821: 238.


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