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

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Genus:
Schalifrontia Hampson, 1901 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3 : 518 [key], 654.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : AGARISTINAE

Type-species:
Schalifrontia furcifer Hampson, 1901. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 3: 654.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female BRAZIL: Sta Catherina, (BMNH, London)..

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

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