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

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Genus:
Orbifrons Staudinger, 1877 . Stett. ent. Ztg 38 : 187.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Orbifrons singularis Staudinger, 1877. Stett. ent. Ztg 38: 187.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Syntypes - 1 female & 2 male [U.S.S.R.]: Turkestan, Krasnowodsk, (MNHU, Berlin)..

Notes:
Poole (1989) included HAPALIA Hübner, 1821; OGYGIA Hübner, 1821; ACTEBIA Stephens, 1929; ACTOBIA Agassiz, 1847; DICHAGYRIS Lederer, 1857; PHLEBOEIS Christoph, 1887; PHLEBOIS Spuler, 1905; STENOSOMA Turati, 1924; STENOSOMIDES Strand, 1942; YIGOGA Nye, 1975; and ORBIFRONS Staudinger, 1877 as junior synonyms of OCHROPLEURA Stephens, 1829.

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