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

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Genus:
Platydasys Butler, 1892 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1892 : 126.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Platydasys pryeri Butler, 1892. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 126, pl.6, fig.6.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Lectotype - male BORNEO [MALAYSIA]: Sarawak, (BMNH, London)..

Lectotype Desig. by:Hampson, 1908, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 7: 535 (as type)

Notes:
Poole (1989) included LAGOPUS R.L., 1817; ERIOPUS Treitschke, 1825; AGRAGA Walker, 1858; AGABRA Walker, 1862; OBANA Walker, 1862; EULEPA Walker,1863; COTANDA Moore, 1881; METHORASA Moore, 1881; HERRICHIA Grote, 1882; EUHERRICHIA Grote, 1882; DISSOLOPHUS Butler, 1891; GNAMPTOCERA Butler, 1891; HAPLOOLOPHUS Butler, 1891; HEMIPACHYCERA Butler, 1891; HYPERDASYS Butler, 1891; RHOPTROTRICHIA Butler, 1891; PLATYDASYS Butler, 1892; and MIROPALPA Berio, 1955 as junior synonyms of CALLOPISTRIA Hübner, 1821.

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