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

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Genus:
Puriplusia Chou & Lu, 1974 . Acta ent. Sinica 17 : 71, 77.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : PLUSIINAE

Type-species:
Plusia purissima Butler, 1878. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5), 1: 202.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) JAPAN: Yokohama, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Puriplusia in the Noctuidae, Plusiinae, is cited here as it was not included in Nye, 1975, Generic Names Moths World 1.

Poole (1989) included SCLEROPLUSIA Ichinosé, 1962; and PURIPLUSIA Chou & Lu, 1974 (as PLURIPLUSIA on page 612) as junior synonyms of MACDUNNOUGHIA Kostrowicki, 1961.

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Junior name(s):
Pluriplusia ; Poole, 1989: 612.


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