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

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Genus:
Plusia Hübner, 1806 . Tentamen determinationis digestionis : [2].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Rejected Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : PLUSIINAE

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Included in a work rejected for nomenclatural purposes by Int. Commn zool. Nom., 1926, Smithson. misc. Collns 73 (4) Opinion 97: 19. Also idem, 1954, Opin. Decl. int. Commn zool. Nom. 6 Opinion 278: 140.

Only included species: Phalaena chrysitis Linnaeus, 1758, which is congeneric with Phalaena chryson Esper.

See: DIACHRYSIA Hübner, [1821] 1816.

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Senior name:
Diachrysia Hübner, 1821: 252.


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