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

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Genus:
Plecopteroides Strand, 1918 . Z. öst. EntVer. 3 : 110.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Plecoptera chalciope Strand, 1918. Z. öst. EntVer. 3: 110.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 4 males [ZAIRE] CONGO: 345 km from Kindu, (MRAC, Tervuren)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Plecopteroides was proposed as a subgenus of Plecoptera Guenée, 1852.

Poole (1989) included CARTEIA Walker, 1863; BIREGULA Sallmüller, 1891; and PLECOPTEROIDES Strand, 1918 as junior synonyms of PLECOPTERA Guenée, 1852.

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