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

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Genus:
Scleroplusia Ichinosé, 1962 . Kontyû 30 : 249.

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : PLUSIINAE

Type-species:
Plusia confusa Stephens, 1850. List Spec. Br. Anim. Colln Br. Mus. : 291.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Syntypes INDIA & FRANCE: West Bengal, Darjiling, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

Scleroplusia Ichinose was originally proposed as a subgenus of Autographa Hübner, [1821]. It is, however, a junior objective synonym of Macdunnoughia Kostrowicki, 1961.

See: MACDUNNOUGHIA Kostrowicki, 1961.

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

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Senior name:
Macdunnoughia Kostrowicki, 1961: 402.


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