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

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Genus:
Amefrontia Hampson, 1899 . Bull. Lpool Mus. 2 : 37.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : ACRONICTINAE

Type-species:
Amefrontia purpurea Hampson, 1899. Bull. Lpool Mus. 2: 37.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - male SOCOTRA I. [INDIAN OC.]: Hadibu Plain, (BMNH, London)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus AMEFRONTIA

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Junior name(s):
Palafrontia Hampson, 1908: 6 (key).


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