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

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Genus:
Mammifrontia Barnes & Lindsey, 1922 . Bull. Brooklyn ent. Soc. 17 : 75.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : HADENINAE

Type-species:
Mammifrontia leucania Barnes & Lindsey, 1922. Bull. Brooklyn ent. Soc. 17: 75.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [U.S.A.]: Utah, Cedar City, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included MAMMIFRONTIA in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE, subsequently restricted to the genus AMPHIPYRA by Kitching & Rawlins, in Kristensen (1999). Other genera formerly treated in the subfamily AMPHIPYRINAE are treated as HADENINAE by Kitching & Rawlins (loc. cit.).

Poole (1989) included 2 species in the genus MAMMIFRONTIA.

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