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

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Genus:
Pleroma Smith, 1891 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 18 : 113.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Homonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CUCULLIINAE

Type-species:
Pleroma obliquata Smith, 1891. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 18: 114.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - male & female [U.S.A.]: Colorado, (USNM, Washington D.C.)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

A junior homonym of Pleroma Sollas, 1888, Rep. scient. Results Voy. Challenger (Zool.) 25 (63): 312, -Spongida. The objective replacement name is Pleromelloida nom. n. [Nye, 1975].

See: PLEROMELLOIDA Nye, 1975.

Poole (1989) included PLEROMA Smith, 1891 (preoccupied) as a junior synonym of PLEROMELLOIDA Nye, 1975.

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Senior name:
Pleromelloida Nye, 1975: 393.


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