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

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Genus:
Acanthofrontia Hampson, 1910 . Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 10 : 3 [key], 644.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : LITHOSIINAE

Type-species:
Acanthofrontia lithosiana Hampson, 1910. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 10: 644, fig.177.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [KENYA]: Athi-ya-Mawe, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Nye (1975) stated:-

ACANTHOFRONTIA was originally proposed in the NOCTUIDAE.

Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

ACANTHOFRONTIA was established in the NOCTUIDAE; it was placed in the ARCTIIDAE by Nye (1975: 18).

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