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

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Genus:
Mitrophrys Karsch, 1895 . Ent. Nachr. Berlin 21 : 349.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Phalaena menete Cramer, 1775. Uitl. Kapellen 1: 110, pl.70, fig.D.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) WEST INDIES: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

P. menete is dated from the wrapper of the part and not from the title-page of the volume, 1779.

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

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