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

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Genus:
Freilla Druce, 1890 . Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera) 1 : 410.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : CALPINAE

Type-species:
Freilla variabilis Druce, 1890. Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Heterocera), 1: 410, pl.33, fig.19.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hampson , 1926. Descr. new Genera Species Lepid. Phalaenae : 453.

Type specimens:
Syntypes MEXICO & GUATEMALA & PANAMA: Tabasco, Teapa, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included FREILLA in the subfamily OPHIDERINAE, treated as CALPINAE by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999).

Poole (1989) included 6 species in the genus FREILLA.

See also electronic Biologia centrali americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera volume 1

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