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

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Genus:
Platydia Guenée, 1854 , in Boisduval & Guenée. Hist. nat. Ins. 8 : 15.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Platydia flavagalis Guenée, 1854. Hist. nat. Ins. 8: 15, pl.6, fig.1.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Nye , 1975. In: Nye, Generic Names Moths World 1: 508.

Type specimens:
Syntype(s) BRAZIL; COLOMBIA: ? Locality, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Platydia Costa, 1852, Fauna Regno Napoli 10 Anim. molli (5), Brachiopodi: 47, -Brachiopoda. The objective replacement name is Yidalpta nom. n. [Nye, 1975].

See: YIDALPTA Nye, 1975.

Poole (1989) included PLATYDIA Guenée, 1852 as a junior synonym of YIDALPTA Nye, 1975.

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Senior name:
Yidalpta Nye, 1975: 508.


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