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

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Genus:
Schacontia Dyar, 1914 . Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 47 : 400.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PYRALOIDEA : CRAMBIDAE : CYBALOMIINAE

Type-species:
Acontia medalba Schaus, 1904. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 30: 163.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Fletcher & Nye (1984) stated:-

Schacontia was established in the Pyralidae Schoenobiinae; it was transferred to the Pyralidae Epipaschiinae by Munroe, 1958, Proc. 10th int. Congr. Ent. 1: 301.

SCHACONTIA was included within the subfamily CRAMBIDAE: CYBALOMIINAE by Munroe & Solis, in Kristensen (1999).

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