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

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Genus:
Pleonectyptera Grote, 1872 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 4 : 23.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Hemeroplanis pyralis Hübner, 1818. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 23, figs 127, 128.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Grote , 1874. Bull. Buff. Soc. nat. Sci. 2: 44.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type U.S.A.: ? Locality, [Type(s) lost]..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Pleonectyptera is a junior objective synonym of Hemeroplanus Hübner, 1818.

See: HEMEROPLANIS Hübner, 1818.

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Senior name:
Hemeroplanis Hübner, 1818: 23.


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