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

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Platyperigea Smith, 1894 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 21 : 60.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:

Platyperigea camina Smith, 1894. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 21: 60, pl.6, fig.9.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 3 (male & female) [U.S.A.]: Colorado, (? Depository)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

Platyperigea was the spelling used in the binomen of three new species and their figures; the spelling * Platyperiga used as the heading was an inadvertent error, and has not been subsequently used by other authors.

Poole (1989) included CHARADRINA Agassiz, 1847; PLATYPERIGEA Smith, 1894; EREMODRINA Boursin, 1937; HYMENODRINA Boursin, 1937; and PARADRINA Boursin, 1937 as junior synonyms of CARADRINA Ochsenheimer, 1816.

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Junior name(s):
Platyperiga ; Smith, 1894: 60.
Platyperigea ; Neave, 1940: 798.

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