Ctenoplusia orbifer (Guenée, 1865)

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FAMILY Noctuidae
SUBFAMILY Plusiinae
GENUS Ctenoplusia
SPECIES orbifer
AUTHOR(Guenée, 1865)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPlusia orbifer
TYPE LOCALITYMadagascar, [recte Réunion].
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTThe type locality should be La Réunion (see C. Dufay 1970: 187, 1975a: 163, Guillermet 2005d: 180–181).
PUBLICATION Guenée A. M. 1865. Lépidoptères de Madagascar. – In: Vinson, A. Voyage à Madagascar au couronnement de Radama II, Annexe F. Lépidoptères. - — :25–48; pls 4–7.
PAGINATION 47; pl. 6, fig. 3

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Réunion   Guenée A. M. 1865. Lépidoptères de Madagascar. – In: Vinson, A. Voyage à Madagascar au couronnement de Radama II, Annexe F. Lépidoptères. - — :25–48; pls 4–7. 47

Notes:  The record of Madagascar Guenée, 1865: 47 (and repeated by a.o. Hampson 1913, Gaede 1937) is a misidentification of Plusia gammaloba Hampson, 1910 (see Dufay 1975a: 163).

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