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

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Genus:
Bifrontipta Berio, 1974 . Annali Mus. civ. Stor. nat. Giacomo Doria 80 : 223.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : NOCTUIDAE : NOCTUINAE

Type-species:
Bifrontipta saskai Berio, 1974. Annali Mus. civ. Stor. nat. Giacomo Doria 80: 224.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Holotype - female [ETHIOPIA] ABESSINIEN: Addis Abeba, (NR, Stockholm)..

Notes:
Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980) stated:-

Bifrontipta in the Noctuidae, Noctuinae is cited here as it was not included in Nye, 1975, Generic Names Moths World 1.

Poole (1989) included only 1 species in the genus BIFRONTIPTA.

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