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

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Genus:
Platyperigea ; Neave, 1940 . Nomencl. zool. 3 : 798.

Status:
Incorrect Subsequent Spelling

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Neave cited 'Platyperigea (pro -ga Smith, 1894) Hampson, 1909, Cat. Lep. Phalaenae Brit. Mus. 8, 414. - Lep.' but Hampson had correctly cited Platyperigea Smith, 1894, without any error or emendation.

See: PLATYPERIGEA Smith, 1894.

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Senior name:
Platyperigea Smith, 1894: 60.


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